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Complement Activation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Complement Activation
Tree Number(s)
G12.274
Unique ID
D003167
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003167
Scope Note
The sequential activation of serum COMPLEMENT PROTEINS to create the COMPLEMENT MEMBRANE ATTACK COMPLEX. Factors initiating complement activation include ANTIGEN-ANTIBODY COMPLEXES, microbial ANTIGENS, or cell surface POLYSACCHARIDES.
NLM Classification #
QW 680
Previous Indexing
Complement (1966-1978)
Complement Fixation Tests (1966-1978)
See Also
Complement Fixation Tests
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/12/02
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Complement Activation Preferred
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