ACTIVATION OF COMPLEMENT OF PLASMA-AIR OR SERUM-AIR INTERFACE OF RABBITS

Authors
  1. Ward, C.A.
  2. Koheil, A.
  3. McCullough, D.
  4. Johnson, W.R.
  5. Fraser, W.D.
Corporate Authors
Defence and Civil Inst of Environmental Medicine, Downsview ONT (CAN);Toronto Univ, Toronto ONT (CAN) Dept of Mechanical Engineering
Abstract
The possibility of the air-plasma interface giving rise to complement activation is investigated. It would appear that the complement system is activated by the presence of the air interface in plasma, but that fibrinogen does not play a pivotal role in the process.
Report Number
DCIEM-86-P-03 — Research Paper
Date of publication
15 Sep 1984
Number of Pages
8
Reprinted from
J Appl Physiol, vol 60, no 5, 1986, p 1651-1658
DSTKIM No
86-03543
CANDIS No
98223
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS

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