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A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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International Myeloma Working Group guidelines for serum-free light chain analysis in multiple myeloma and related disorders.
Differential diagnoses of nodular pulmonary amyloidosis include pulmonary hyalinizing granuloma and amyloidlike nodules, particularly light chain deposition disease.
The antibody light chain (LC), heavy chain (HC), and ECMV IRES element were first amplified, cloned in intermediate vectors, and sequenced.
In this issue of Clinical Chemistry, these investigators report their attempt to use MALDITOF MS as a clinical test to screen for the presence of M-components, identify the heavy and light chain, and quantify the concentration of intact monoclonal immunoglobulin.
Although relatively rare, as clinical doctors, especially ophthalmologists, we should recognize the possibility of occurrence of MALT lymphoma with increased serum levels of IgG4 and test for light chain restriction to exclude the possibility of MALT lymphoma.
These cryoprecipitable immune complexes were mainly formed by IgM plus IgG or IgA and kappa light chain, corresponding to type III mixed cryoglobulins.
The replacement of polar residues by nonpolar or hydrophobic residues in the complementarity determining regions of these monoclonal FLCs can induce resistance of the V[kappa] domain to proteolysis, resulting in light chain crystallization [32].
They ultimately were able to isolate and clone the Westslope's myosin light chain gene, the most common protein in animal muscle cells.
They are a useful investigation in the diagnosis and management of plasma cell dyscrasias such as myeloma, amyloidosis and light chain deposition disease (Mayo & Johns, 2007).
For antibodies intended for therapeutic use or sequencing the N-terminals of the heavy chain and the light chain using protein sequencing methods to confirm the cDNA sequences cloned from hybridoma cell lines, you can contact info@Creative-Biolabs.
Serum and urine protein electrophoresis did not reveal paraproteinemia, and quantitative serum immunoglobulin and serum free light chain (FLC) assays did not reveal light chain restriction or excess.