complement system

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com·ple·ment sys·tem

a group of more than 20 serum proteins, some of which can be serially activated and participate in a cascade resulting in cell lysis; the complement system also functions in chemotaxis, opsonization, and phagocytosis.
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30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The market for immunoprotein diagnostic testing has been segmented according to immunoprotein types which include immunoglobulins, complement system proteins, C-reactive protein (CRP), haptoglobin, prealbumin and free light chains (FLC) of immunoglobulins.
Identifying potential peptide inhibitors capable of blocking interaction among complement system proteins requires knowledge of the proteins' structure, especially the location of binding sites involved in protein- protein interactions.

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