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- Wu, Changwen, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Fish & shellfish immunology 2015 v.42 no.2 pp. 272-279
- Larimichthys crocea; Miichthys miiuy; adults; amino acids; brain; complement; complementary DNA; eggs; gene expression; genes; innate immunity; invertebrates; larvae; liver; messenger RNA; neonates; open reading frames; pathogens; phylogeny; polypeptides; signal peptide; spleen; tissues; vertebrates
- ... The complement system has been discovered in invertebrates and vertebrates, and plays a crucial role in the innate defense against common pathogens. Complement component 3 is a key molecule in the complement system, whose activation is essential for all the important functions performed by this system. In this study, the complete C3 cDNA sequence was isolated from the large yellow croaker (Larimic ...