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The Abnormalities of the Complement System in Human Glomerulonephritis

  • F. C. Berthoux
  • B. Laurent
  • C. Genin
  • J. C. Sabatier
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 9)

Abstract

The implication of the complement system in the pathogenesis of human glomerulonephritis (GN) has been suspected since the work of Zinsser and Johnson in 1911 (31) and of Gunn in 1914 (14).

Keywords

Complement System Circulate Immune Complex Complement Deficiency Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis Alternate Pathway Activator 
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List of Abbreviations

AGN

acute glomerulonephritis

CH5O

total complement hemolytic activity

CIC

circulating immune complexes

EGTA

ethyleneglycol-tetraacetate

I-C

immune complexes

GN

glomerulonephritis

MPGN

membrano-proliferative glomerulonephritis

NF or NeF

nephritic factor

PEG

polyethyleneglycol

SLE

systemic lypus erithematosus

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. C. Berthoux
    • 1
  • B. Laurent
    • 1
  • C. Genin
    • 1
  • J. C. Sabatier
    • 1
  1. 1.Groupe de Recherches sur le Complément et les Glomérulonéphrites Humaines Service de NephrologieUER de Médecine et Hôpital de BellevueSaint-EtienneFrance

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