Definitions for gamma globulin
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a protein fraction of blood plasma that responds to stimulation of antigens, as bacteria or viruses, by forming antibodies: used in the treatment of some viral diseases.
Origin of gamma globulin:
gamma globulin, human gamma globulin(noun)
a plasma protein containing the immunoglobulins that are responsible for immune responses
A fraction of blood serum containing the most antibodies.
A class of proteins in the blood, identified by their position after serum protein electrophoresis. The most significant gamma globulins are antibodies.
Gamma globulins are a class of globulins, identified by their position after serum protein electrophoresis. The most significant gamma globulins are immunoglobulins, a subclass of which are antibodies, although some Igs are not gamma globulins, and some gamma globulins are not Igs.
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