"Complement C1q" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A subcomponent of complement C1, composed of six copies of three polypeptide chains (A, B, and C), each encoded by a separate gene (C1QA; C1QB; C1QC). This complex is arranged in nine subunits (six disulfide-linked dimers of A and B, and three disulfide-linked homodimers of C). C1q has binding sites for antibodies (the heavy chain of IMMUNOGLOBULIN G or IMMUNOGLOBULIN M). The interaction of C1q and immunoglobulin activates the two proenzymes COMPLEMENT C1R and COMPLEMENT C1S, thus initiating the cascade of COMPLEMENT ACTIVATION via the CLASSICAL COMPLEMENT PATHWAY.
- Complement C1q
- C1q, Complement
- Complement Component 1q
- Component 1q, Complement
- C1q Complement
- Complement, C1q
- Complement 1q
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Absinta M, Maric D, Gharagozloo M, Garton T, Smith MD, Jin J, Fitzgerald KC, Song A, Liu P, Lin JP, Wu T, Johnson KR, McGavern DB, Schafer DP, Calabresi PA, Reich DS. A lymphocyte-microglia-astrocyte axis in chronic active multiple sclerosis. Nature. 2021 09; 597(7878):709-714.
Agarwal S, Vasudhev S, DeOliveira RB, Ram S. Inhibition of the classical pathway of complement by meningococcal capsular polysaccharides. J Immunol. 2014 Aug 15; 193(4):1855-63.
Samstad EO, Niyonzima N, Nymo S, Aune MH, Ryan L, Bakke SS, Lappeg?rd KT, Brekke OL, Lambris JD, Dam?s JK, Latz E, Mollnes TE, Espevik T. Cholesterol crystals induce complement-dependent inflammasome activation and cytokine release. J Immunol. 2014 Mar 15; 192(6):2837-45.
Brookes C, Kuisma E, Alexander F, Allen L, Tipton T, Ram S, Gorringe A, Taylor S. Development of a large scale human complement source for use in bacterial immunoassays. J Immunol Methods. 2013 May 31; 391(1-2):39-49.
Abdullah M, Nepluev I, Afonina G, Ram S, Rice P, Cade W, Elkins C. Killing of dsrA mutants of Haemophilus ducreyi by normal human serum occurs via the classical complement pathway and is initiated by immunoglobulin M binding. Infect Immun. 2005 Jun; 73(6):3431-9.
Bai Y, Narayan K, Dail D, Sondey M, Hodzic E, Barthold SW, Pachner AR, Cadavid D. Spinal cord involvement in the nonhuman primate model of Lyme disease. Lab Invest. 2004 Feb; 84(2):160-72.