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H-ficolin

 

Definition: also known as Hakata antigen or ficolin3, structurally resembles mannose-binding lectin (MBL). The polypeptide chains have a N-terminal region, a collagenlike domain and a globular region, which is fibrinogenlike. H-ficolin is a plasma protein generated in the liver. H-ficolin can form oligomers and is capable of activating complement.

See Also: ficolin, L-ficolin

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