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Meaning of globulin

glob•u•lin

Pronunciation: (glob'yu-lin), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. any of a group of proteins, as myosin, occurring in plant and animal tissue, insoluble in pure water but soluble in dilute salt solutions and coagulable by heat.
  2. any of several groups of blood plasma proteins, divided into fractions, as alpha, beta, or gamma globulin, depending on electrophoretic mobility.
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