Preeclampsia Linked to Complement Immunity

April 2011
Bioworld Week;4/4/2011, Vol. 19 Issue 14, p1
The article reports on the association of preeclampsia to complement immunity in pregnancy. It mentions that there is no treatment for the said condition which can be fatal for both the mother and the infant. It notes that researchers have identified genes that are part of a complement regulatory system which hold the system from attacking the tissues of a human body. Bioworld Today author Jane Salmon also stated that cells express compliment regulatory proteins to maintain a rabid system.


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