alpha globulin

alpha globulin
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1923 any of several globulins of plasma or serum that have at alkaline pH the greatest electrophoretic mobility next to albumincompare beta globulin, gamma globulin

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  • alpha globulin — n any of several globulins of plasma or serum that have at alkaline pH the greatest electrophoretic mobility next to albumin compare BETA GLOBULIN, GAMMA GLOBULIN * * * al·pha glob·u·lin (alґfə globґu lin) see α globulins, under… …   Medical dictionary

  • alpha globulin — noun a globulin in blood plasma or serum that is alkaline and has great electrophoretic mobility • Hypernyms: ↑globulin * * * noun : any of several globulins of human or animal plasma or serum that have at alkaline pH the greatest electrophoretic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alpha globulin — Alpha Globulins are a group of globular proteins in plasma, which are highly mobile in alkaline or electrically charged solutions. They inhibit certain blood protease and inhibitor activity.ExamplesAlpha 1 globulinsα1 antitrypsinAlpha 2… …   Wikipedia

  • alpha globulin — a blood plasma protein that is separable from other globulins by electrophoresis. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • alpha globulin — See: haptoglobin …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Alpha 1-antitrypsin — or α1 antitrypsin (A1AT) is a glycoprotein and generally known as serum trypsin inhibitor. The correct name, however, is alpha 1 proteinase inhibitor (A1PI) because it is a serine protease inhibitor (serpin) inhibiting a wide variety of proteases …   Wikipedia

  • Alpha-fœtoproteine — Alpha fœtoprotéine L alpha fœtoprotéine ou alpha 1 fœtoprotéine (AFP) est une protéine qui n est normalement produite que par le fœtus au cours de son développement. Chez des adultes, il peut servir de marqueur tumoral[1]. Si on trouve des taux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alpha 1-antichymotrypsin — is an alpha globulin glycoprotein that is a member of the serine proteinase inhibitor (serpin) family.It inhibits the activity of certain enzymes called proteinases, such as cathepsin G that is found in neutrophils, and chymases found in mast… …   Wikipedia

  • globulin — Name for a family of proteins precipitated from plasma (or serum) by half saturation with ammonium sulfate ( i.e., addition of an equal volume of saturated ammonium sulfate). Globulins may be further fractionated by solubility, electrophoresis,… …   Medical dictionary

  • globulin — noun Date: 1845 any of a class of simple proteins (as myosin) that are insoluble in pure water but are soluble in dilute salt solutions and that occur widely in plant and animal tissues compare alpha globulin, beta globulin, gamma globulin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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