Bence-Jones protein

Bence-Jones protein
noun Etymology: Henry Bence-Jones died 1873 English physician and chemist Date: circa 1923 a polypeptide composed of one or two antibody light chains that is found especially in the urine of persons affected with multiple myeloma

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  • Bence-Jones protein — ben(t)s .jōnz n a polypeptide composed of one or two antibody light chains that is found esp. in the urine of persons affected with multiple myeloma Bence Jones Henry (1814 1873) British physician. In 1848 Bence Jones published an article announc …   Medical dictionary

  • Bence-Jones protein — Bence Jones protein. См. белок Бен Джонса. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Bence-Jones-Protein — Kristall des Bence Jones Proteins Bence Jones Proteine sind Proteine, welche bei der gleichnamigen Bence Jones Proteinurie im Urin auftauchen. Es handelt sich dabei um niedermolekulare, nephrotoxische (für die Nieren giftige) Paraproteine im Urin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bence Jones protein — A Bence Jones protein is a monoclonal globulin protein found in the blood or urine. Finding this protein in the context of end organ manifestations such as malignant bone marrow cancer, renal failure, lytic bone disease, or anemia, or large… …   Wikipedia

  • bence-jones protein — ˈben(t)sˌjōnz noun Usage: usually capitalized B&J Etymology: after Henry Bence Jones died 1873 English physician and chemist : a globulin or a group of globulins found in the blood serum and urine in multiple myeloma and occasionally in other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bence-Jones-Protein — Bence Jones Pro|te|in [ bɛns dʒəʊnz ; nach dem brit. Arzt H. Bence Jones (1813–1873)]: bei bestimmten Myelomen mit dem Harn ausgeschiedene ↑ Paraproteine …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bence-Jones protein — a protein of low molecular weight found in the urine of patients with multiple myeloma and rarely in patients with lymphoma, leukaemia, and Hodgkin s disease. [Bence Jones (1814–73), British physician] …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Bence-Jones protein — Dimers of immunoglobulin light chains, normally produced by myelomas. Bence Jones proteins are sufficiently small to be excreted by the kidney …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Bence Jones protein — an abnormal plasma or urinary protein, consisting of monoclonal immunoglobulin light chains, excreted in some plasma cell dyscrasias and characterized by its unusual solubility properties: on heating it precipitates at 50°â€“60°C and redissolves… …   Medical dictionary

  • Bence Jones protein — A small protein made by plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies). It is found in the urine of most people with multiple myeloma (cancer that begins in plasma cells) …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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