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Complement C5b

The larger fragment generated from the cleavage of C5 by C5 CONVERTASE that yields COMPLEMENT C5A and C5b (beta chain + alpha' chain, the residual alpha chain, bound by disulfide bond). C5b remains bound to the membrane and initiates the spontaneous assembly of the late complement components to form C5b-8-poly-C9, the MEMBRANE ATTACK COMPLEX.
Also Known As:
C5b Complement; Complement 5b; Complement Component 5b; C5b, Complement; Complement, C5b; Component 5b, Complement; Complement C 5b
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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Sandor, Maryellen: 1 article (12/2008)
2. McQuillan, David J: 1 article (12/2008)
3. Wan, Hua: 1 article (12/2008)
4. Xu, Hui: 1 article (12/2008)
5. Silverman, Ronald P: 1 article (12/2008)
6. Harper, John R: 1 article (12/2008)
7. Qi, Shijie: 1 article (12/2008)
8. Ervin, Frank: 1 article (12/2008)

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