The function of the proteins in the complement system

Duane R. Schultz

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The proteins which constitute the complement system are normal components in the fluid portion of blood and other fluids of man and lower animals. Activation of these proteins via two major pathways results in a number of biologically significant activities which may be beneficial or detrimental to the host.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-84
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Biochemical Sciences
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology


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