Immunoglobulin M (IgM)

In adult serum, Immunoglobulin M (IgM) accounts for 5-10 percent of the total serum immunoglobulins. Deficiency of IgM may be due to protein loss, primary inherited defects, toxins (e.g., drugs or substances retained in renal failure), or lymphoid malignancies. Polyclonal increase in serum IgM is normal in response to infections. IgM tends to predominate in primary viral infections and blood stream infections (e.g., malaria). IgM is also markedly increased in primary biliary cirrhosis. In intrauterine infections, fetal production of IgM increases and at birth the cord blood IgM level is increased. Monoclonal increase in serum IgM occurs in Waldenström's macroglobulinemia and in monoclonal cryoglobulinemias.

Swiss-Prot Accession Number: P01871


 
 
Myriad RBM Publications Publications
Dendritic cell immunotherapy followed by cART interruption during HIV-1 infection induces plasma protein markers of cellular immunity and neutrophil recruitment (2018) van den Ham HJ, Cooper J, Tomasik J, Bahn S, Aerts J, Oseterhaus A, Gruters R, Andeweg A PLoS One
Serum Apolipoprotein E and Other Inflammatory Markers Can Identify Non-Responding Patients to a Dendritic Cell Vaccine (2018) Leeman H, Kaminska E, Green D, Bodman-Smith M, Gravett A, Bodman-Smith K, Copier J, Coulton G, Fusi A, Dalgleish AG Translational Oncology
High false-positive rate of a putative biomarker test to aid in the diagnosis of schizophrenia (2016) Wehler CA, Preskorn, SH Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
Variation in Serum Biomarkers with Sex and Female Hormonal Status: Implications for Clinical Tests (2016) Ramsey JM, Cooper JD, Penninx BWJH, Bahn S Scientific Reports
Least absolute shrinkage and selection operator type methods for the identification of serum biomarkers of overweight and obesity: simulation and application. (2016) Vasquez MM, Hu C, Roe DJ, Chen Z, Halonen M, Guerra S BMC Med Res Methodol
Serum proteomic analysis identifies sex-specific differences in lipid metabolism and inflammation profiles in adults diagnosed with Asperger syndrome (2014) Steeb H, Ramsey JM, Guest PC, Stocki P, Cooper JD, Rahmoune H, Ingudomnukul E, Auyeung B, Ruta L, Baron-Cohen S, Bahn S Mol Autism. 2014 Jan 27;5(1):4
Multivariate Protein Signatures of Pre-Clinical Alzheimer's Disease in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) Plasma Proteome Dataset (2012) Johnstone D, Milward EA, Berretta R, Moscato P PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e34341
Plasma Biomarkers Associated With the Apolipoprotein E Genotype and Alzheimer Disease (2012) Soares HD, Potter WZ, Pickering E, Kuhn M, Immermann FW, Shera DM, Ferm M, Dean RA, Simon AJ, Swenson F, Siuciak JA, Kaplow J, Thambisetty M, Zagouras P, Koroshetz WJ, Wan HI, Trojanowski JQ, Shaw LM; for the Biomarkers Consortium Alzheimer's Disease Plasma Proteomics Project Arch Neurol. 2012 Jul 16:1-8
Peripheral profiling analysis for bipolar disorder reveals markers associated with reduced cell survival (2011) Herberth M, Koethe D, Levin Y, Schwarz E, Krzyszton ND, Schoeffmann S, Ruh H, Rahmoune H, Kranaster L, Schoenborn T, Leweke MF, Guest PC, Bahn S Proteomics 11: 94-105.
Validation of a Blood-Based Laboratory Test to Aid in the Confirmation of a Diagnosis of Schizophrenia (2010) Schwarz E, Izmailov R, Spain M, Barnes A, Mapes JP, Guest PC, Rahmoune H, Pietsch S, Leweke FM, Rothermundt M, Steiner J, Koethe D, Kranaster L, Ohrmann P, Suslow T, Levin Y, Bogerts B, (JM) van Beveren N, McAllister G, Weber N, Niebuhr D, Cowan D, Yolken RH, Bahn S Biomark Insights5: 39–47.
Sex-specific serum biomarker patterns in adults with Asperger's syndrome (2010) Schwarz E, Guest PC, Rahmoune H, Wang L, Levin Y, Ingudomnukul E, Ruta L, Kent L, Spain M, Baron-Cohen S, Bahn S Mol Psychiatry. 2010 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]
Feasibility of FDG imaging of the coronary arteries: comparison between acute coronary syndrome and stable angina. (2010) Rogers IS, Nasir K, Figueroa AL, Cury RC, Hoffmann U, Vermylen DA, Brady TJ, Tawakol A JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3: 388-397.
Molecular Analyte Profiling of the Early Events and Tissue Conditioning Following Intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin Therapy in Patients With Superficial Bladder Cancer. (2009) Bisiaux A, Thiounn N, Timsit MO, Eladaoui A, Chang HH, Mapes J, Mogenet A, Bresson JL, Prié D, Béchet S, Baron C, Sadorge C, Thomas S, Albert EB, Albert PS, Albert ML J Urol 181: 1571-1580.