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Unformatted text preview: invading particles and also regulating the systems function. Protein deficiencies can cause the complement system to avoid protection of recurrent infections and add to immune complex diseases. The binding of proteins in the complement system play a major role in the immune system. Protecting the body by fighting off invading bacteria and virus, regulating affects on attacking dying cells, and preventing blood clots in the system are necessary uses of protein in the immune system. Protein 3 Reference Webb, J. (2002). Studies on the interaction between vitamin K-dependent protein S and complement regulator C4b-binding protein: localization of binding sites and identification of a possible function of the complex. Scandinavian Journal of Clinic & Laboratory Investigation, 6219-28. doi:10.1080/003655102762377457. Retrieved November 3, 2010, from http://searchebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=9048558&site= ehost-live...
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