cryoglobulin


cryoglobulin
Abnormal plasma globulin (IgG or IgM) that precipitates when serum is cooled.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Cryoglobulin — An abnormal blood protein that has the unusual properties of precipitating from the blood serum when it is chilled (hence the cryo ) and redissolving when it is rewarmed. Cryoglobulins are gamma globulins with a molecular weight of approximately… …   Medical dictionary

  • cryoglobulin — noun A protein that becomes insoluble at low temperatures …   Wiktionary

  • cryoglobulin — cryo·globulin …   English syllables

  • cryoglobulin — n. an abnormal protein – an immunoglobulin (see paraprotein) – that may be present in the blood in certain diseases. Cryoglobulins become insoluble at low temperatures, leading to obstruction of small blood vessels in the fingers and toes in cold …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cryoglobulin — |krīō+ noun Etymology: cry + globulin : any of several proteins similar to gamma globulins (as in molecular weight) that precipitate usually in the cold from blood serum especially in pathological conditions (as multiple myeloma) and that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Криоглобулин (Cryoglobulin) — аномальный белок иммуноглобулин (см. Парапротеин) который может присутствовать в крови при ряде заболеваний. Криоглобулины становятся нерастворимыми при низкой температуре, приводя к закупорке небольших кровеносных сосудов, расположенных в… …   Медицинские термины

  • КРИОГЛОБУЛИН — (cryoglobulin) аномальный белок иммуноглобулин (см. Парапротеин) который может присутствовать в крови при ряде заболеваний. Криоглобулины становятся нерастворимыми при низкой температуре, приводя к закупорке небольших кровеносных сосудов,… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Cryoglobulinemia — The presence in blood of abnormal proteins called cryoglobulins that, by definition, have the unusual properties of precipitating from the blood serum when it is chilled and redissolving upon rewarming. (Cryoglobulins are gamma globulins with a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Rheumatoid factor — (RF or RhF) is an autoantibody (antibody direct against an organism s own tissues) most relevant in rheumatoid arthritis. It is an antibody against the Fc portion of IgG, which is itself an antibody. RF and IgG join to form immune complexes which …   Wikipedia

  • cryoprotein — A protein that precipitates from solution when cooled and redissolves upon warming. * * * cryo·pro·tein .krī ə prō .tēn, prōt ē ən n a protein (as cryoglobulin) in the blood that can be precipitated by cooling and redissolved by warming * * *… …   Medical dictionary


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