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serum globulin

n.
The protein fraction of blood serum that is composed of globulins, including antibodies (immunoglobulins).
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serum globulin

n
(Biochemistry) the blood serum component consisting of proteins with a larger molecular weight than serum albumin. See also immunoglobulin
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se′rum glob′ulin


n.
the globulin in blood serum containing most of the blood's antibodies.
[1890–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.serum globulin - globulins occurring in blood serum and containing most of the antibodies of the blood
blood serum, serum - an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
C-reactive protein, CRP - a byproduct of inflammation; a globulin that is found in the blood in some cases of acute inflammation
globulin - a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed
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Faust says protection with a protein injection called immune serum globulin may be more appropriate.
In visceral leishmaniasis, one of the common laboratory findings is reduced serum albumin associated with increased serum globulin. An increase in the polyclonal B lymphocyte count is observed as a result of the high number of amastigotes in macrophages and stimulation of the reticuloendothelial system (5).
Her serum albumin level was 30 g/l, and there was hypergammaglobulinemia with a total serum globulin level of 49 g/l.
Risk and severity of COPD is associated with the group-specific component of serum globulin 1F allele.
The proinflammatory cytokines produced by tumors can stimulate the production of acute-phase reaction proteins, which are calculated as part of the serum globulin, and suppress the synthesis of albumin (6).
(Table 1) shows the results of Serum total protein, serum albumin, Serum globulin, A:G ratio and serum Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), serum total triiodothyronine (TT3), serum total thyroxine (TT4) expressed as mean [+ or -] standard deviation.
Shi, "Low-pretreatment serum globulin may predict favorable prognosis for gastric cancer patients," Tumor Biology, vol.
Serum ADA, Alanine transaminase, Aspartate transaminase, Alkaline phosphatase, Serum total bilirubin, Serum globulin showed significant elevation compared to controls.
Serum globulin was determined by subtracting the total serum albumin from total serum protein (Khalil, 2000).
Also, significantly decreases in serum globulin were shown, Table (1), in E-day comparing with N-day, the results are match with previous studies, they were noticed that, salivary [gamma]-globulin [11.5 - 18.8 % of total protein] was significantly decreased in undergraduate students before written exam comparing with 14 days after exam [63-65], also a study reported that the serum globulin is lower in individual with major depression than in control [64].
In pathological conditions, some increase in the serum globulin can be noticed as a result of increased production, especially in the inflammatory processes (Braun et al., 2010; Diogenes et al., 2010).
The following biochemical investigations were performed in all the patients - serum uric acid serum calcium serum albumin serum globulin serum bilirubin serum creatinine serum alkaline phosphatase SGOT and SGPT.

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