Summary of Complement system
The complement system is a part of the immune system that enhances (complements) the ability of antibodies and phagocytic cells to clear pathogens from an organism. It is part of the innate immune system, which is not adaptable and does not change over the course of an individual's lifetime. However, it can be recruited and brought into action by the adaptive immune system.
Flashcards on Complement system
Anaphylatoxin activity in the complement cascade is regulated by , which cleave C3a and C5a.