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Biochemistry Genetics Royal Society

Biochemistry Genetics

Royal Society

Published September 26th 1986
ISBN : 9780521324755
Hardcover
440 pages
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Complement is an essential feature of an animals ability to develop immunity to infection. This volume summarizes present understanding of this complex system in terms of the structures of the protein components and their activation mechanisms. TheMoreComplement is an essential feature of an animals ability to develop immunity to infection. This volume summarizes present understanding of this complex system in terms of the structures of the protein components and their activation mechanisms. The genetics of these proteins is described together with recent contributions by recombinant DNA techniques to the organization of the genes of the three complement components that are present in the major histocompatibility complex.