Complement regulation: physiology and disease relevance

  • Heeyeon Cho
  • Published 2015 in Korean journal of pediatrics


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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