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(Science: protein) component of the alternative pathway for complement activation: complexes with C3b and stabilises the alternative pathway C3 convertase (C3bBbP) that cleaves C3.

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Tam Tam, "Properdin deficiency states are X-linked, while other genetic defects within the complement system appear to be transmitted as autosomal recessive traits. Chromosome 1 contains the genes for C1q, C8, C4bp, factor H, Cr1, ...

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