complement question

L.A. Pike-Nobile ez063669 at mailbox.ucdavis.edu
Tue May 26 22:17:31 EST 1998


I can only provide a partial answer: most complement components are
synthesized in the liver. Some are also made by locally by
macrophages/monocytes during inflammatory responses, but this seems to be a
considerably less important source.


On Tue, 26 May 1998, daniel blumenthal wrote:

> this is probably a simple question, but which cells produce complement?
> each of my books says something along the lines of "complement is a
> heat-labile component of normal plasma..." but nothing of its origins.
> any help would be appreciated.
> thanks!
> daniel

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