Medical Dictionary

J chain

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noun \ˈjā-ˌchān\

Medical Definition of J chain

  1. :  a relatively short polypeptide chain with a molecular weight of about 35,000 daltons and a high number of cysteine residues that is found in antibodies of the IgM and IgA classes


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