Zebrafish CD59 has both bacterial-binding and inhibiting activities.


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… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.dci.2013.05.008


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@article{Sun2013ZebrafishCH, title={Zebrafish CD59 has both bacterial-binding and inhibiting activities.}, author={Chen 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} }