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Complement C3 Convertase, Alternative Pathway MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Complement C3 Convertase, Alternative Pathway
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Scope Note
A serine protease that is the complex of COMPLEMENT C3B and COMPLEMENT FACTOR BB. It cleaves multiple COMPLEMENT C3 into COMPLEMENT C3A (anaphylatoxin) and COMPLEMENT C3B in the ALTERNATIVE COMPLEMENT ACTIVATION PATHWAY.
Entry Term(s)
Alternative Pathway C3 Convertase
C3 Convertase (C3bBb)
C3 Convertase, Alternative Pathway
Complement 3 Convertase, Alternative Pathway
Complement 3b-Associated Factor B-fragment Bb
Complement C3 Convertase, CVFBb
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
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Previous Indexing
Complement C3 (1976-2005)
Esterases (1976-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; was indexed under COMPLEMENT 3B 1989-2005; for CVFBB see COMPLEMENT FACTOR B 1985-2005
History Note
2006 (1989); for CVFBB use COMPLEMENT FACTOR B 1985-2005
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Complement C3 Convertase, Alternative Pathway Preferred
Complement C3 Convertase, CVFBb Related
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