Fig. 31.1. Outline of the Complement cascade with interfering herpesvirus products noted.

Fig. 31.1

Outline of the Complement cascade with interfering herpesvirus products noted. The complement cascade is a complex series of zymogens and regulating proteolytic enzymes. This high-level of complexity gives multiple opportunities for intervention by the herpesviruses. Additional details are given in the text.

From: Chapter 31, Human gammaherpesvirus immune evasion strategies

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Human Herpesviruses: Biology, Therapy, and Immunoprophylaxis.
Arvin A, Campadelli-Fiume G, Mocarski E, et al., editors.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2007.
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