Properdin deficiency, X-linked

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Properdin deficiency, X-linked

Properdin (factor P) is a plasma protein that is active in the alternative complement pathway of the innate immune system. It is a positive regulatory factor that binds to many microbial surfaces to stabilize the C3b,Bb convertase. Deficiency of properdin is associated in particular with a heightened susceptibility to Neisseria species ({11:Janeway et al., 2001}).
 

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