beta globulin


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Related to beta globulin: gamma globulin, alpha globulin, albumin

beta globulin

[′bād·ə ′gläb·yə·lən]
(biochemistry)
A heterogeneous fraction of serum globulins containing transferrin and various complement components.
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3,5,6) The alpha-1, alpha-2, and beta globulin fractions of the EPH contain most of the acute-phase proteins, including fibrinogen and serum amyloid A, whereas the gamma fraction contains antibodies to viral, bacterial, or fungal pathogens.