Any one of five classes of proteins in blood serum that function as antibodies; abbreviated IgM, IgG, IgA, IgD and IgE.
A technical name for antibody. Y-shaped molecules produced by some blood cells in response to a stimulus of the immune system.
<immunology> A specific protein substance that is produced by plasma cells to aid in fighting infection. ... Some immunoglobulins (gamma globulin) take part in various immune responses of the body to bacteria or foreign substances (allergens, tumour or transplanted tissue). ... Examples include IgG, IgM, IgA, IgD and IgE. ... (30 Mar 1998) .....Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(Ig) (im″u-no-glob´u-lin) a protein of animal origin with known antibody activity; immunoglobulins are major participants in humoral immunity are synthesized by lymphocytes and plasma cells, and are found in the serum and other body fluids and tissues, including the urine, spinal fluid, lymph nodes, and s...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
Type: Term Pronunciation: im′yū-nō-glob′yū-lin Definitions: 1. One of a class of structurally related proteins, each consisting of two pairs of polypeptide chains, one pair of light (L) low molecular weight chains (κ or λ), and one pair of heavy (H) chains (γ, α, μ, ΄, and ε)...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=43736
A class of antibody (a type of protein protein found in the blood and tissue fluids. Immunoglobulins are produced cells of the immune system known as B-lymphocytes. Their function is to bind to substances in the body that are recognized as foreign antigens (often proteins on the surface of bacteria ...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/I/immunoglobulin.html
a general term for antibodies, which bind to invading organisms, leading to their destruction. There are five classes of immunoglobulinsFound on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary031.htm
A protein produced by plasma cells and lymphocytes and characteristic of these types of cells. Immunoglobulins play an essential role in the body's immune system. They attach to foreign substances, such as bacteria, and assist in destroying them. Immunoglobulin is abbreviated Ig. The classes of immunoglobulins are termed immunoglobulin A (IgA), imm...Found on http://www.emedicinehealth.com/allergy_insect_sting/glossary_em.htm
A protein that acts as an antibody. Immunoglobulins are made by B cells and plasma cells. An immunoglobulin is a type of glycoprotein with two heavy chains and two light chains. Also called Ig.Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=I
A protein that acts as an antibody. See above.Found on http://www.cat-world.com.au/glossary
Also called antibodies, produced by B lymphocytes to bind to foreign antigens.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21429
Human globulin protein that can be separated from blood and administered to confer immediate immunity on the recipient. It participates in the immune reaction as the antibody for a specific antigen (disease-causing agent). Normal immunoglobulin (gamma globulin) is the fraction of the blood serum that, in general, contains the most antibodies, a...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0022213.html
Immunoglobin (antibodies) are a type of protein in the body, which fight off infection.
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Immunoglobulin: A protein produced by plasma cells and lymphocytes and characteristic of these types of cells. Immunoglobulins play an essential role in the body's immune system. They attach to foreign substances, such as bacteria, and assist in destroying them. Immunoglobulin is abbreviated Ig. The classes of immunoglobulins are termed immunoglobu...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=12077
immunoglobulin: see antibody; immunity; immunology.Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0914633.html
Immunoglobulins are a type of protein found in the serum and cells of the immune systems of vertebrate animals where they function as antibodies.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/EI.HTM
Protein used by the immune system to identify and neutralize foreign objects like bacteria and viruses. Also known as anti-body.Found on http://www.researchautism.net/glossary.ikml?l=i
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see antibody.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22225
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