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Heavy chain

Heavy chain

(Science: protein) in general, the larger polypeptide in a multimeric protein. Thus the immunoglobulin heavy chain is of 50 kd, the light chain of 22 kd, whereas in myosin the heavy chain is very much larger (220 kd) than the light chains (~20 kd).


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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... divided into class I, II and III regions. The class I genes encode the chain of the antigen-presenting HLA-A, B and C molecules. The centromeric ... class II molecules are integral membrane glycoproteins consisting of a heavy chain with a molecular weight of approximately 34000 and a lighter ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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Re: immunoglobulins

Not exactly sure what the question is. There are 5 types of heavy chains, one for each of the classes of immunoglobulins: IgM, IgG, IgD, IgA, and IgE. Each type ...

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by noncentric
Thu Oct 30, 2014 2:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: immunoglobulins
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immunoglobulins

on what basis are heavy chain of immunoglobulin classified?

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by jannat
Mon Oct 27, 2014 3:39 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: immunoglobulins
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Re:

... a couple of points - I'm not saying the positive surface charge of the heavy metals is causing the toxicity (I'm just inquiring into their effects as it's a long chain of reasoning that appears completely disjointed on the surface). I’m also not sure ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Heavy metals, can anyone answer?
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Re: How to draw graphs for SDS PAGE results?

yes that is IgG (150 KDa) split into light and heavy chain fragment, hence 50 KDa and 25 KDa. By migration distance you mean Rf value? dist travelled by ...

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by craterblizz
Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:53 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to draw graphs for SDS PAGE results?
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