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Complement C6 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Complement C6
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A 105-kDa serum glycoprotein with significant homology to the other late complement components, C7-C9. It is a polypeptide chain cross-linked by 32 disulfide bonds. C6 is the next complement component to bind to the membrane-bound COMPLEMENT C5B in the assembly of MEMBRANE ATTACK COMPLEX. It is encoded by gene C6.
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C6 Complement
Complement 6
Complement Component 6
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Immunologic Factors
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Complement (1968-1974)
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2006; see COMPLEMENT 6 1978-2005, see COMPLEMENT 1975-1977
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2006 (1975)
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Complement C6 Preferred
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