C6 is a component of complement cascade. It is part of the membrane attack complex which can insert into the cell membrane and cause cell to lyse. People with C6 deficiency are prone to bacterial infection. Two transcript variants encoding the same protein have been found for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: Complement component C6
Gene Aliases: C6
UniProt ID: (Human) P13671
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 729