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Unformatted text preview: ction of the antibodies and phagocytic cells. It is able to assist phagocytes by coating the pathogen by coating in b fragments. This gives the phagocytes a handle on the pathogen, this is done through a receptor on the phagocyte opsonization Inflammation: the soluble fragments are potent chemotactic factors Lytic system associated with its terminal components, can create a ring- like structure that then kills pathogens. Involved in the activation and maturation of B lymphocytes, and indirectly in the development of t lymphocytes. Responsible for removing immune complexes. This is done by macrophages in the liver and the spleen. Nomenclature: There are 3 pathways to the cascade, each with a slightly different nomenclature. The classical pathway- C1- 9, with C4 after C1. This reflect temporally when...
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