Abstract:This review article will consider some basic aspects of complement biology, address the clinical effects of hereditary complement deficiencies and the role of complement related to host cell entry, pathogenesis of infectious diseases, and apoptosis. The immunomodulation of autoimmune and inflammatory disorders related to complement components, the role of intravenous -globulin and mechanisms of autoimmune urticaria and tolerance will be discussed briefly.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2002
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