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Anaphylatoxins

"Anaphylatoxins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Serum peptides derived from certain cleaved COMPLEMENT PROTEINS during COMPLEMENT ACTIVATION. They induce smooth MUSCLE CONTRACTION; mast cell HISTAMINE RELEASE; PLATELET AGGREGATION; and act as mediators of the local inflammatory process. The order of anaphylatoxin activity from the strongest to the weakest is C5a, C3a, C4a, and C5a des-arginine.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Anaphylatoxins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Anaphylatoxins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2004 and 2005 and 2012
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