Medical Definition of Bence Jones protein

1. These proteins are dimers of immunoglobulin light chains, normally produced by plasma cells. Bence Jones proteins are sufficiently small to be excreted by the kidney. It is a characteristic protein found in the urine of most patients with multiple myeloma. It can be used to help in diagnosis of the disease and to monitor the response to treatment. Quantification requires a 24 hour urine collection. See: Bence Jones reaction (06 Oct 1997)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bence Jones Protein

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Ben Gurion
Ben Hecht
Ben Hogan
Ben Jonson
Ben Nevis
Ben Shahn
Ben Sira
Bena
Benadryl
Benares
Benas
Bence Jones albumin
Bence Jones protein (current term)
Bence Jones proteins
Bence Jones proteinuria
Bence Jones reaction
Benchley
Benday process
Bende
Bender Visual Motor Gestalt test
Bender gestalt test
Bendopa
Benedek's reflex
Benedict
Benedict's reagent
Benedict's solution
Benedict's test for glucose

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