Glycation of CD59 impairs complement regulation on erythrocytes from diabetic subjects
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Davies, Catherine S
Harris, Claire L
Morgan, B Paul
- Publisher: Blackwell Science Inc
mesheuropmc: chemical and pharmacologic phenomena
Type 1 diabetes is associated with anaemia. Although the underlying mechanisms remain unclear, the accompanying reticulocytosis implies that erythrocyte lifespan in the circulation is shortened. Among the factors that permit prolonged survival of erythrocytes are the me...