macroglobulin

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macroglobulin

[¦mak·rə′gläb·yə·lən]
(biochemistry)
Any gamma globulin with a sedimentation constant of 195.
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Alpha-2 macroglobulin is genetically associated with Alzheimer disease.
It encodes alpha-2 macroglobulin, a protein that deactivates proteases, enzymes that carve up other proteins.
Alpha-2 macroglobulin attaches to the same cell surface protein as APP and APOE, the products of two other genes involved in Alzheimer's disease.

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