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Descriptor English: Complement Activation
Descriptor Spanish: Activación de Complemento
Descriptor Portuguese: Ativação do Complemento
Descriptor French: Activation du complément
Entry term(s): Activation, Complement
Activations, Complement
Complement Activations
Tree number(s): G12.274
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003167
Scope note: The sequential activation of serum COMPLEMENT PROTEINS to create the COMPLEMENT MEMBRANE ATTACK COMPLEX. Factors initiating complement activation include ANTIGEN-ANTIBODY COMPLEXES, microbial ANTIGENS, or cell surface POLYSACCHARIDES.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Complement (1966-1978)
Complement Fixation Tests (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 79
History Note: 79
Related: Complement Fixation Tests MeSH
DeCS ID: 3206
Unique ID: D003167
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Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/12/02
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Complement Activation - Preferred
Concept UI M0004918
Scope note The sequential activation of serum COMPLEMENT PROTEINS to create the COMPLEMENT MEMBRANE ATTACK COMPLEX. Factors initiating complement activation include ANTIGEN-ANTIBODY COMPLEXES, microbial ANTIGENS, or cell surface POLYSACCHARIDES.
Preferred term Complement Activation
Entry term(s) Activation, Complement
Activations, Complement
Complement Activations



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