Classical pathway complement activity in schizophrenia.

  title={Classical pathway complement activity in schizophrenia.},
  author={Svetlana Hakobyan and Anna S. Boyajyan and Robert B Sim},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  volume={374 1},
There is considerable evidence to suggest a role for complement in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia, but the data related to the classical pathway complement activity in patients with schizophrenia are conflicting. In the present study, the total hemolytic activity of the complement and the activities of individual complement components, C1, C2, C3 and C4, were determined in the blood serum of schizophrenic patients with positive family history of the disease and healthy subjects. In… CONTINUE READING