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Descriptor English: Complement Factor B
Descriptor Spanish: Factor B del Complemento
Descriptor Portuguese: Fator B do Complemento
Descriptor French: Facteur B du complément
Entry term(s): Bb Fragment of Factor B
Bb, Complement Factor
C3 Proactivator
C3PA
Complement 3 Proactivator
Complement Factor B Derived Fragment Bb
Complement Factor B Fragment, Bb
Complement Factor B, Alternative Pathway
Complement Factor B-Derived Fragment Bb
Complement Factor Ba
Complement Factor Bb
Complement Protein B
Complement Protein Factor B
Factor B
Factor B, Complement
Factor B, Properdin
Factor Ba, Complement
Factor Ba, Properdin
Factor Bb, Complement
Factor Bb, Properdin
Factor Bf, Properdin
Proactivator, C3
Proactivator, Complement 3
Properdin Factor B
Properdin Factor Ba
Properdin Factor Bb
Properdin Factor Bf
Properdin Factor Bf F1
Protein B, Complement
Tree number(s): D08.622.200
D08.811.277.656.300.760.198
D08.811.277.656.959.350.198
D12.776.124.486.274.900
D12.776.811.243.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011415
Scope note: A glycine-rich, heat-labile serum glycoprotein that contains a component of the C3 CONVERTASE ALTERNATE PATHWAY (C3bBb). Bb, a serine protease, is generated when factor B is cleaved by COMPLEMENT FACTOR D into Ba and Bb.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Pharm Action: Immunologic Factors
Registry Number: EC 3.4.21.47
Previous Indexing: Complement 3 (1975-1977)
Enzyme Precursors (1966-1977)
Glycoproteins (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 99; see PROPERDIN FACTOR B 1991-98, see ENZYME PRECURSORS 1978-90; for COMPLEMENT FACTOR B see PROPERDIN FACTOR B 1988-98
History Note: 99(78)
DeCS ID: 23519
Unique ID: D011415
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/15
Revision Date: 2009/07/13
Complement Factor B - Preferred
Concept UI M0017749
Scope note A glycine-rich, heat-labile serum glycoprotein that contains a component of the C3 CONVERTASE ALTERNATE PATHWAY (C3bBb). Bb, a serine protease, is generated when factor B is cleaved by COMPLEMENT FACTOR D into Ba and Bb.
Preferred term Complement Factor B
Entry term(s) C3 Proactivator
C3PA
Complement 3 Proactivator
Complement Factor B, Alternative Pathway
Complement Protein B
Complement Protein Factor B
Factor B
Factor B, Complement
Factor B, Properdin
Proactivator, C3
Proactivator, Complement 3
Properdin Factor B
Protein B, Complement
Complement Factor Bb - Narrower
Concept UI M0469165
Preferred term Complement Factor Bb
Entry term(s) Bb Fragment of Factor B
Bb, Complement Factor
Complement Factor B Derived Fragment Bb
Complement Factor B Fragment, Bb
Complement Factor B-Derived Fragment Bb
Factor Bb, Complement
Factor Bb, Properdin
Properdin Factor Bb
Properdin Factor Bf F1 - Narrower
Concept UI M0017752
Preferred term Properdin Factor Bf F1
Properdin Factor Bf - Narrower
Concept UI M0017751
Preferred term Properdin Factor Bf
Entry term(s) Factor Bf, Properdin
Complement Factor Ba - Narrower
Concept UI M0017750
Preferred term Complement Factor Ba
Entry term(s) Factor Ba, Complement
Factor Ba, Properdin
Properdin Factor Ba



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