Complement component 6

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C6
Available structures
PDB Human UniProt search: PDBe RCSB
Identifiers
Aliases C6, complement C6
External IDs MGI: 88233 HomoloGene: 47 GeneCards: C6
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 5 (human)
Chr. Chromosome 5 (human)[1]
Chromosome 5 (human)
Genomic location for C6
Genomic location for C6
Band 5p13.1 Start 41,142,234 bp[1]
End 41,261,438 bp[1]
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_000065
NM_001115131

NM_016704

RefSeq (protein)

NP_000056
NP_001108603

n/a

Location (UCSC) Chr 5: 41.14 – 41.26 Mb Chr 5: 4.73 – 4.82 Mb
PubMed search [3] [4]
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Complement component 6 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the C6 gene.[5]

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.[5]

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