noun[mass noun] Biochemistry
A protein present in the blood, involved in the body’s response to certain kinds of infection.
- It has developed proprietary monoclonal antibodies to properdin that are potent in vitro and in vivo inhibitors of the complement alternative pathway.
- Complement properdin increased by 21 percent compared to the placebo group.
- In addition to evaluating the levels of complement properdin, measurement of other components of the complement system may provide more conclusive evidence on complement system activation.
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