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Keyword - Complement alternate pathway (KW-0179)

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Definition

Protein involved in the complement alternate pathway which activates the proteins of the complement system. This pathway can be activated by IgA immune complexes, but also by bacterial endotoxins, polysaccharides and cell walls, without participation of an antigen-antibody reaction.

Synonyms

  • Alternate complement pathway
  • Complement activation alternative pathway
  • Properdin system

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

complement activation, alternative pathway [ GO:0006957 ]

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Complement alternate pathwayImmunityInnate immunityBiological process
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