Human C'3: Evidence for the Liver as the Primary Site of Synthesis

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Science  17 Jan 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3864, pp. 286-288
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3864.286


The liver is the primary, if not sole, site of synthesis of the third component of human complement, as shown by a change in the recipient from C'3 FS0.6 to C'3 SS, the donor type, following homotransplantation of the liver.

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