Complement component 6

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Complement component 6
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Identifiers
Symbol C6
External IDs OMIM217050 MGI88233 HomoloGene47 GeneCards: C6 Gene
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 729 12274
Ensembl ENSG00000039537 ENSMUSG00000022181
UniProt P13671 E9Q6D8
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_000065 NM_016704
RefSeq (protein) NP_000056 NP_057913
Location (UCSC) Chr 5:
41.14 – 41.26 Mb
Chr 15:
4.73 – 4.82 Mb
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Complement component 6 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the C6 gene.[1]

Complement component 6 is a protein involved in the complement system. It is part of the membrane attack complex which can insert into the cell membrane and cause cell to lyse.

People with C6 deficiency are prone to bacterial infection.[1]

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