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Complement C3-C5 Convertases

"Complement C3-C5 Convertases" 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.

Serine proteases that cleave COMPLEMENT C3 into COMPLEMENT C3A and COMPLEMENT C3B, or cleave COMPLEMENT C5 into COMPLEMENT C5A and COMPLEMENT C5B. These include the different forms of C3/C5 convertases in the classical and the alternative pathways of COMPLEMENT ACTIVATION. Both cleavages take place at the C-terminal of an ARGININE residue.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Complement C3-C5 Convertases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Complement C3-C5 Convertases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1992
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.