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. C8A inserts into the target membrane, but does not form pores by itself.
C8A protein sequence
This sequence information is just for reference only.From Uniport
C8A cDNA / gene is a gene with protein product which located on 1p32.2. The C8A gene is conserved in chimpanzee, Rhesus monkey, dog, cow, mouse, rat, chicken, zebrafish, and frog. 242 organisms have orthologs with human gene C8A.