Factor I inactivates plasma Factor H-bound C3b

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R-HSA-976743
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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Complement factor I (CFI) cleaves the alpha chain of C3b at two positions, generating inactivated C3b (iC3b) and a small fragment C3f, which is released. The majority of the alpha chain is retained as two fragments which are tethered by disulphide bonds. iC3b is proteolytically inactive.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
6219696 Kinetic and thermodynamic analysis of the control of C3b by the complement regulatory proteins factors H and I

Pangburn, MK, Muller-Eberhard, HJ

Biochemistry 1983
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serine-type endopeptidase activity of CFI:CFH:C3b [extracellular region]
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