Zebrafish CD59 has both bacterial-binding and inhibiting activities.

@article{Sun2013ZebrafishCH,
  title={Zebrafish CD59 has both bacterial-binding and inhibiting activities.},
  author={Chen-you Sun and Jie Wu and Shousheng Liu and Hongyan Li and Shicui Zhang},
  journal={Developmental and comparative immunology},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={178-88}
}
CD59, known as protectin, usually plays roles as a regulatory inhibitor of complement, but it also exhibits activities independent of its function as a complement inhibitor. This study reported the identification and characterization of an ortholog of mammalian cd59 from zebrafish Danio rerio, which is similar to known cd59 in terms of both amino acid sequence and genomic structure as well as synteny conservation. We showed that zebrafish cd59 was maternally expressed in early embryos and… CONTINUE READING
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