Genetic Polymorphisms of Complement Components and other Plasma Proteins

  • G. Mauff
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics book series (HAEMOGENETICS, volume 2)


More than thirty plasma proteins were described to be genetically polymorphic; only a limited number has been applied to forensic haemogenetics on the basis of genetic variability, known mode of inheritance and technological feasibility. The present review will therefore consider, with the exception of immunoglobulins, those plasma proteins which are well established or appear to be most informative. Special emphasis will be placed on new developments in the field of complement genetics.


Major Histocompatibility Complex Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Human Complement Hereditary Angioedema Complement Deficiency 
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  • G. Mauff
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  1. 1.Hygiene - InstitutUniversität zu KölnFederal Republic of Germany

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