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Keyword - Bence-Jones protein (KW-0086)

Definition

Protein which is a dimer of immunoglobulin light chains synthesized in large amounts by patients who have myeloma or bone marrow tumor. Bence-Jones protein is sufficiently small to be excreted by the kidney into urine.

Category

Molecular function

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Bence-Jones proteinMolecular function
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