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PubMed Search: Beta-2-microglobulin[title]
- Forms light chain of HLA molecule
- Present on surface of all nucleated cells
- Increased levels in multiple myeloma
- Beta 2 microglobulin amyloidosis is related to renal dialysis, increasing with duration of therapy and patient age
End of Stains > Beta-2-microglobulin
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