NLM Logo

Complement C6 MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Complement C6
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.486.274.550
Unique ID
D003183
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003183
Scope Note
A 105-kDa serum glycoprotein with significant homology to the other late complement components, C7-C9. It is a polypeptide chain cross-linked by 32 disulfide bonds. C6 is the next complement component to bind to the membrane-bound COMPLEMENT C5B in the assembly of MEMBRANE ATTACK COMPLEX. It is encoded by gene C6.
Entry Term(s)
C6 Complement
Complement 6
Complement Component 6
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Complement (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see COMPLEMENT 6 1978-2005, see COMPLEMENT 1975-1977
History Note
2006 (1975)
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Complement C6 Preferred
page delivered in 0.138s