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, Volume 13, Issue 5–6, pp 431–432 | Cite as

Inflammatory stimuli augment synthesis of complement component C3 by macrophages

  • Hans-Peter Hartung
  • Dieter Bitter-Suermann
  • Ulrich Hadding
The Complement System: Formation, Activation and Modes of Action


Complement Component Inflammatory Stimulus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Peter Hartung
    • 1
  • Dieter Bitter-Suermann
    • 1
  • Ulrich Hadding
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Medical MicrobiologyHochhaus AugustusplatzMainzGermany

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