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Complement C2

"Complement C2" 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.

A component of the CLASSICAL COMPLEMENT PATHWAY. C2 is cleaved by activated COMPLEMENT C1S into COMPLEMENT C2B and COMPLEMENT C2A. C2a, the COOH-terminal fragment containing a SERINE PROTEASE, combines with COMPLEMENT C4B to form C4b2a (CLASSICAL PATHWAY C3 CONVERTASE) and subsequent C4b2a3b (CLASSICAL PATHWAY C5 CONVERTASE).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Complement C2" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Complement C2" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1991 and 1997 and 2005 and 2008 and 2016
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