"CD55 Antigens" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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GPI-linked membrane proteins broadly distributed among hematopoietic and non-hematopoietic cells. CD55 prevents the assembly of C3 CONVERTASE or accelerates the disassembly of preformed convertase, thus blocking the formation of the membrane attack complex.
- CD55 Antigens
- CD55 Antigen
- Complement Decay-Accelerating Factor
- Complement Decay Accelerating Factor
- Decay-Accelerating Factor, Complement
- Antigens, CD55
- Decay-Accelerating Factor
- Decay Accelerating Factor
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Evaluation of endometrial tissue specific complement activation in women with endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 1992 Apr; 57(4):787-95.