Complement regulation: physiology and disease relevance

  • Heeyeon Cho
  • Published 2015 in Korean journal of pediatrics

Abstract

The complement system is part of the innate immune response and as such defends against invading pathogens, removes immune complexes and damaged self-cells, aids organ regeneration, confers neuroprotection, and engages with the adaptive immune response via T and B cells. Complement activation can either benefit or harm the host organism; thus, the… (More)
DOI: 10.3345/kjp.2015.58.7.239

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