Belur PK, Chang J, He S , Emanuel B, Mack W.
Neurosurgical Focus. May 2013.
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C5 deficient mice demonstrate decreased white matter ischemia in the corpus callosum
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C5 complement protein may play a critical role in mediating white matter injury
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C5 may mediate inflammation in the setting of chronic cerebral hypoperfusion.
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Astrocyte and microglial activation within the corpus callosum suggests an inflammatory process