Official Full Name
complement component 8, beta polypeptide
C8 beta is one of the three subunits that comprise the component 8 (C8) of the complement system. C8 participates in the formation of Membrane Attack Complex that results in the lysis of cells. Patients with C8B deficiency are prone to bacteria infection.
C8B; complement component 8, beta polypeptide; complement component C8 beta chain; complement component 8 subunit beta; MGC163447; MGC163447, C8B; wu:fi18d09; si:ch211-188c16.3