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What does B2M stand for?

B2M stands for Beta-2-Microglobulin

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Methods: Plasma markers of immune activation--neopterin, beta-2-microglobulin ([beta]2M) and soluble tumour necrosis factor alpha receptor type I (sTNF[alpha]-RI) were measured by ELISA in 42 HIV positive TB patients (HIV+TB+) undergoing a six-month course of TB chemotherapy.
The assays for beta-2-microglobulin, cystatin C, and retinol binding protein are performed on IBI's MASSAY platform at the CLIA-certified and College of American Pathology (CAP) accredited diagnostic laboratory of the Institute of Genomics Medicine, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.
In an article appearing in the December 2007 issue of the JASMS, researchers at Leeds describe the successful separation and analysis of various folded forms of the proteins cytochrome c and beta-2-microglobulin, an achievement the Ashcroft Laboratory hopes will lead to a more complete understanding of the biological processes responsible for amyloid fibril formation, bacterial pilus aggregation and virus capsid assembly -- all associated with debilitating diseases.
Health Sciences Addition to poster presentations, 9:30a Thursday BETA-2-MICROGLOBULIN COMPARED WITH FOURTEEN OTHER ANTIGENS FOR THE DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER Mary Guo (1*), Sharae Johnson (1), Rasheeda Crowell (1), Tammy Sims-Davis (1), Wileen Cooksey, Slobodanka D.