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Properdin factor b

properdin factor b

(Science: enzyme) A glycine-rich, heat-labile beta-glycoprotein found in blood. It is a proactivator of complement 3 in the alternate pathway of complement activation. Factor b is converted by factor d to c3 convertase.

Registry number: EC 3.4.21.47


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Tam Tam, "Properdin deficiency states are X-linked, while other genetic defects within the complement ... as autosomal recessive traits. Chromosome 1 contains the genes for C1q, C8, C4bp, factor H, Cr1, Cr2, and DAF, and chromosome 12 contains the genes for C1r and C1s. the gene ...

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