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Figure 3 | Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases

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From: Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome

Figure 3

Factor H. Factor H is constituted by 20 short consensus repeats (SCR). The two binding sites for C3b are in SCR 1-4 and 19-20. The binding sites for polyanions of cell surface (vascular endothelium) are in SCR 7 and 19-20. SCR 1-4 are involved in the binding of CFH to circulating C3b i.e. the regulation of complement alternative pathway activation in the fluid phase. SCR 7 and 19-20 are involved in the binding of CFH to polyanionic surface-bound C3b i.e. the regulation of complement alternative pathway activation at the endothelial cell surface.

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