bence-jones protein

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 bone diseases and usually characterized by coagulation at 50-60° C with partial redissolving at higher temperatures

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Bence-Jones protein «BEHNS JOHNZ»,
an abnormal globulin found in the urine of persons having multiple myeloma.
[< Henry Bence-Jones, 1843-1873, an English physician, who first described it]

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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.

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  • 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 — 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 — 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 …   New Collegiate 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 etc. — (bensґ jōnzґ) [Henry Bence Jones, English physician, 1814–1873] see under cylinder, protein, proteinuria, and reaction …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

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