haptoglobin


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haptoglobin

[′hap·tə‚glō·bən]
(biochemistry)
An alpha globulin that constitutes 1-2% of normal blood serum; contains about 5% carbohydrate.
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During week 2, the rise in LDH levels and the drop in haptoglobin levels were consistent with hemolytic anemia in the PADH group (Figure 3); these changes lasted [approximately equal to] 1-2 weeks.
1 -- -- Liver function tests Total Protein (g/L) 52 55 57 53 58 Total Bilirubin ([micro]mol/L) 30 24 21 13 9 C-reactive Protein (mg/L) 100 102 55 -- 14 LDH (U/L) -- 758 857 745 655 Haptoglobin (g/L) -- <0.
Analysis of the acute phase responses of Serum Amyloid A, Haptoglobin and Type 1 Interferon in cattle experimentally infected with foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype O.
Relationships of haptoglobin level to FEV1, wheezing, bronchial hyper-responsiveness and allergy.
The study led by Dr Alessio Fasano revealed that zonulin is the precursor molecule for haptoglobin 2 - that is, it is an immature molecule that matures into haptoglobin 2 "While apes, monkeys and chimpanzees do not have haptoglobin 2, 80 percent of human beings have it," said Fasano.
Race-induced change in haptoglobin concentrations differed between COL and [NAT.
SDS-PAGE was run on 5%-10% gradient gel followed by immunoblotting using Millipore polyvinyl-difluoride Immobilon-P transfer membrane (Millipore), polyclonal rabbit antihuman haptoglobin, and goat antirabbit horseradish peroxidase antibodies (Dako) in 1:1000 and 1:2000 dilution, respectively, as described (23).
Hemoglobin is relatively poorly filtered by the kidneys due both to its high molecular weight and to protein binding to haptoglobin.
The thermogram of the LD sample was markedly abnormal, resembling the cervical cancer IVB pattern, but with a smaller haptoglobin peak.
In general, a2M and immunoglobulin components increased with hepatic scarring, whereas haptoglobin and complement components decreased.