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Alpha globulin

Definition of the noun alpha globulin

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  1. a globulin in blood plasma or serum that is alkaline and has great electrophoretic mobility
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: globulin = a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed


Alpha globulin: Alpha Globulins are a group of globular proteins in plasma that are highly mobile in alkaline or electrically charged solutions. They inhibit certain blood protease and show significant inhibitor activity.

  • also known as Αグロブリン

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Google previewSubject Headings Used in the Dictionary Catalogs of the Library of Congress [from 1897 Through June 1964] (1966)

by Library of Congress. Subject Cataloging Division

See Islam — Charities Alpha decay x Decay, Alpha xx Alpha rays Radioisotopes — Decay Alpha globulin xx Globulin Alpha rays t sa Alpha decay Alphabet (in religion, folk-lore, etc.) t sa Hebrew language — Alphabet (in religion , folk-lore, ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage

alpha globulin n. A type of globulin in blood plasma that exhibits great colloidal mobility in electrically charged neutral or alkaline solutions. alpha helix n.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

alpha globulin Biochemistry, a kind of plasma globulin having alpha electrophoretic mobility. alpha helix Molecular Biology, an element of secondary structure found in proteins; it consists of a right-handed helical ...

Google previewThe Nutrition and Health Dictionary (1995)

by Percy Russell, Anita Williams

It is an alpha globulin of blood plasma. It catalyzes the oxidation of ascorbic acid, amines, and phenols. chard (Beta vulgaris cicla). This vegetable is a variety of beet, of which the leaves and stalk, not the root, are eaten. Chard, also called ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

alpha globulin in blood plasma that contains type 1, type 2, and type 3 copper centers in which the type 2 and type 3 centers are near each other, constituting a trinuclear copper cluster. It may play a part in red blood cell production and ...

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