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OBO ID: GO:0005579
Term Name: membrane attack complex Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • MAC
  • membrane attack complex protein alphaM chain
  • membrane attack complex protein beta2 chain
  • TCC
  • terminal complement complex
Definition: A protein complex produced by sequentially activated components of the complement cascade inserted into a target cell membrane and forming a pore leading to cell lysis via ion and water flow. (3)
References:
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available