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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 105891, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/105891
Research Article

Mouse Ficolin B Has an Ability to Form Complexes with Mannose-Binding Lectin-Associated Serine Proteases and Activate Complement through the Lectin Pathway

1Department of Immunology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1-Hikarigaoka, Fukushima 960-1295, Japan
2Department of Applied Biochemistry, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa 259-1292, Japan

Received 3 October 2011; Accepted 8 November 2011

Academic Editor: Nobutaka Wakamiya

Copyright © 2012 Yuichi Endo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Yuichi Endo, Daisuke Iwaki, Yumi Ishida, Minoru Takahashi, Misao Matsushita, and Teizo Fujita, “Mouse Ficolin B Has an Ability to Form Complexes with Mannose-Binding Lectin-Associated Serine Proteases and Activate Complement through the Lectin Pathway,” Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, vol. 2012, Article ID 105891, 7 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/105891