Decreased complement activity after bilateral renal ischemia in rats

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Abstract

The bilateral occlusion of the renal arteries for 2 h resulted in a marked decrease of serum complement activity after recirculation. The release of a proteinic factor with anticomplementary activity detectable in vitro in normal kidney supernate is considered a probable cause of the phenomenon. This factor is capable to activate the alternative complement pathway in human serum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)199-204
Number of pages6
JournalResearch In Experimental Medicine
Volume179
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 1981

Keywords

  • Acute renal failure
  • Alternative pathway
  • Complement system
  • Hemoconcentration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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