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Complement control protein

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  1. The complement system distinguishes "self" from "non-self" via a range of specialized cell-surface and soluble proteins

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  2. The importance of complement regulation for good health is highlighted by recent work that seems to imply that individuals who carry point mutations or single nucleotide polymorphisms in their genes for factor H may be more susceptible to diseases in

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  3. These homologous proteins belong to a family called the "regulators of complement activation (RAC)" or "complement control proteins (CCP)"

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  4. Complement control proteins work in concert to regulate the system and keep it from damaging host tissue while simultaneously directing it towards foreign particles such as viruses and bacteria, and unwanted material such as cell debris and antibody-

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  5. Most of the complement control proteins act on the convertases, C3b.Bb and C4b.2a, which are bimolecular complexes formed early on in the complement cascade

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