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Mesh term Immunoglobulin Light Chains

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Immunoglobulin Subunits


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.

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Immunoglobulin Light Chains, Surrogate
Immunoglobulin kappa-Chains
Immunoglobulin lambda-Chains

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