Zinc-induced self-association of complement C3b and Factor H: implications for inflammation and age-related macular degeneration.
Nan, Ruodan; Tetchner, Stuart; Rodriguez, Elizabeth; Pao, Po-Jung; Gor, Jayesh; Lengyel, Imre; Perkins, Stephen J.
J Biol Chem
; 288(26): 19197-210, 2013 Jun 28.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-23661701
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