External Ids for C7 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for C7 Gene
C7 is a component of the complement system. It participates in the formation of Membrane Attack Complex (MAC). People with C7 deficiency are prone to bacterial infection. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for C7 Gene
C7 (Complement Component 7) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with C7 include C7 Deficiency and Immunodeficiency Due To A Late Component Of Complement Deficiency. Among its related pathways are Immune response Lectin induced complement pathway and Immune System. An important paralog of this gene is C6.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for C7 Gene
Constituent of the membrane attack complex (MAC) that plays a key role in the innate and adaptive immune response by forming pores in the plasma membrane of target cells. C7 serves as a membrane anchor.