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Immunoglobulin Light Chains

Polypeptide chains, consisting of 211 to 217 amino acid residues and having a molecular weight of approximately 22 kDa. There are two major types of light chains, kappa and lambda. Two Ig light chains and two Ig heavy chains (IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS) make one immunoglobulin molecule.

Year introduced: 2006 (1976)

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.124.486.485.705.750, D12.776.124.790.651.705.750, D12.776.377.715.548.705.750

MeSH Unique ID: D007147

Entry Terms:

  • Chains, Immunoglobulin Light
  • Light Chains, Immunoglobulin
  • Immunoglobulin Light-Chain
  • Light-Chain, Immunoglobulin
  • Light-Chain Immunoglobulins
  • Light Chain Immunoglobulins
  • Immunoglobulin Light Chain
  • Light Chain, Immunoglobulin
  • Immunoglobulins, Light-Chain
  • Immunoglobulins, Light Chain

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