Henry Bence Jones – physician, chemist, scientist and biographer: A man for all seasons

@article{Kyle2001HenryBJ,
  title={Henry Bence Jones – physician, chemist, scientist and biographer: A man for all seasons},
  author={Robert A. Kyle},
  journal={British Journal of Haematology},
  year={2001},
  volume={115}
}
  • R. Kyle
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Haematology
The name Bence Jones is recognized today as the name of a protein excreted by patients with multiple myeloma. It is ironic that Bence Jones was not the first to describe the characteristics of the protein, but he recognized its place in the diagnosis of myeloma when he wrote, `I need hardly remark on the importance of seeking for this oxide of albumen in other cases of mollities ossium' (Bence Jones, 1847). J. F. Heller (1846) had described a protein in the urine that precipitated when warmed a… 
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The eponym of Bence Jones protein, the protein excreted in the urine by patients with multiple myeloma and virtually pathognomonic of this disease, is fading and is being replaced by the term light chain to signify that the protein is related to the light chains of immunoglobulins and antibodies.
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