Complement in lung disease.


Complement proteins play an integral role in both innate and adaptive immune responses of the host. Complement activation leads to the formation of bioactive molecules including the anaphylatoxins, C3a and C5a, and the lytic membrane attack complex (C5b-9). These molecules trigger a series of events that culminate in the recruitment of phagocytic cells… (More)


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@article{Sarma2006ComplementIL, title={Complement in lung disease.}, author={Vidya J. Sarma and Markus S Huber-Lang and Peter A Ward}, journal={Autoimmunity}, year={2006}, volume={39 5}, pages={387-94} }