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alpha-Macroglobulins

"alpha-Macroglobulins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Glycoproteins with a molecular weight of approximately 620,000 to 680,000. Precipitation by electrophoresis is in the alpha region. They include alpha 1-macroglobulins and alpha 2-macroglobulins. These proteins exhibit trypsin-, chymotrypsin-, thrombin-, and plasmin-binding activity and function as hormonal transporters.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "alpha-Macroglobulins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "alpha-Macroglobulins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1995 and 2000 and 2009
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