The role of complement in inflammation and phagocytosis.


Journal Article (Review)

Inflammation and phagocytosis are highly complex events involving many humoral and cellular factors, with complement components playing a key role. As described here by Mike Frank and Louis Fries, complement peptides trigger cell function, aid in the recognition of invading pathogens and regulate the phagocytic process via interactions with specific cell surface receptors.

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Cited Authors

  • Frank, MM; Fries, LF

Published Date

  • September 1, 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 322 - 326

PubMed ID

  • 1755943

Pubmed Central ID

  • 1755943

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0167-5699

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0167-5699(91)90009-I


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England