C9

C9
Ninth component of complement. Complexed with C5b, 6, 7, 8 it forms a potent membranolytic complex (sometimes referred to as the membrane attack complex, MAC). membranes that have bound the complex have toroidal ‘pores’; a single pore may be enough to cause lysis.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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