Complement activation in the follicular light zone of human lymphoid tissues.

  title={Complement activation in the follicular light zone of human lymphoid tissues.},
  author={Masaki Yamakawa and Yuuko Imai},
  volume={76 3},
A comparative immunohistochemical study of the distribution pattern of complement components and regulatory proteins within secondary lymphoid follicles was performed by the immunoperoxidase technique. Fifteen lymphoid tissues including appendices. Peyer's patches and tonsils were analysed. Sixty secondary lymphoid follicles with evident polarity, that is, the distinct coexistence of a light zone, dark zone and mantle zone in the same lymphoid follicle, were tested with single antibodies. The… CONTINUE READING


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