CD59

<immunology> Small glycoproteins found on both haematopoietic and non-haematopoietic cells. Cd59 restricts the cytolytic activity of homologous complement by binding to c8 and c9 and blocking the assembly of the membrane attack complex. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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CD59

Type: Term Definitions: 1. a glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored membrane protein present on many hemopoietic cells, vascular endothelium, epithelial cells, and placenta that inhibits membrane complement attack and may be involved in T-cell signal transduction; absent or defective in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. ...
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