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FACTOR D/Adipsin  Protein, Antibody, ELISA Kit, cDNA Clone

Expression host: Human Cells  
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10160-H08H-10
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Expression host: Human Cells  
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50539-M08H-20
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FACTOR D/Adipsin Related Pathways

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FACTOR D/Adipsin Summary & Protein Information

FACTOR D/Adipsin Background

Gene Summary: The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the trypsin family of peptidases. The encoded protein is a component of the alternative complement pathway best known for its role in humoral suppression of infectious agents. This protein is also a serine protease that is secreted by adipocytes into the bloodstream. Finally, the encoded protein has a high level of expression in fat, suggesting a role for adipose tissue in immune system biology.
General information above from NCBI
Catalytic activity: Selective cleavage of Arg-|-Lys bond in complement factor B when in complex with complement subcomponent C3b or with cobra venom factor.
Subcellular location: Secreted.
Involvement in disease: Complement factor D deficiency (CFDD) [MIM:613912]: An immunologic disorder characterized by increased susceptibility to bacterial infections, particularly Neisseria infections, due to a defect in the alternative complement pathway. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
Sequence similarity: Belongs to the peptidase S1 family.
Contains 1 peptidase S1 domain.
General information above from UniProt

Mouse complement factor D, also known as Adipsin, C3 convertase activator, Properdin factor D and CFD is a secreted protein which belongs to the peptidase S1 family. CFD / Adipsin contains one peptidase S1 domain. Complement factor D ( CFD / Adipsin ) is a component of the alternative complement pathway best known for its role in humoral suppression of infectious agents. Complement factor D ( CFD / Adipsin ) has a high level of expression in fat, suggesting a role for adipose tissue in immune system biology. This protein is also a serine protease that is secreted by adipocytes into the bloodstream. Complement factor D ( CFD / Adipsin ) cleaves factor B when the latter is complexed with factor C3b, activating the C3bbb complex, which then becomes the C3 convertase of the alternate pathway. Its function is homologous to that of C1s in the classical pathway. Complement factor D ( CFD / Adipsin ) is a serine protease that stimulates glucose transport for triglyceride accumulation in fats cells and inhibits lipolysis. Defects in CFD / Adipsin are the cause of complement factor D deficiency (CFD deficiency) which predisposes to invasive meningococcal disease.

FACTOR D/Adipsin Alternative Name

DF,ADN,PFD,ADIPSIN, [homo-sapiens]
Complement Factor D,DF,PFD,Adipsin,ADN,CFD, [human]
DF,Adipsin,Adn,Cfd,Complement Factor D, [mouse]
DF,Adn, [mus-musculus]

FACTOR D/Adipsin Related Studies

  • Volanakis JE, et al.,1996, Protein Sci. 5 (4): 553-64.
  • Searfoss,G.H et al., 2003, J Biol Chem. 278 (46):46107-16.
  • Ukkola,O. et al., 2003, Eur J Clin Nutr. 57 (9):1073-8.
  • Ronti T, et al., 2006, Clin. Endocrinol. (Oxf) 64 (4): 355-65.
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