ⓘ Complement component 5

                                     

ⓘ Complement component 5

Complement component 5 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the C5 gene.

Complement component 5 is involved in the complement system. It is split into C5A and C5b:

  • C5a plays an important role in chemotaxis.
  • C5b forms the first part of the complement membrane attack complex.

Deficiency causes disease Leiners.