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Activation of Complement

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1All of the following processes can be activated by complement except
A)inflammation
B)antibody production
C)cytolysis
D)opsonization
E)none of the above



2Opsonization is
A)a membrane attack complex lysing a bacterium by making a hole in its membrane
B)when complement causes inflammation to occur
C)when the nine complement factors cascade in order
D)coating of a bacterium with antibody to make it more susceptible to phagocytosis



3Complement factors C5b+C6+C7+C8 make up a membrane attack complex that results in
A)enhanced phagocytosis
B)opsonization
C)cytolysis
D)all of the above



4Complement factors are named in the order in which they function.
A)True
B)False



5In the classical pathway of complement activation, complement attaches to an antigen-antibody complex.
A)True
B)False







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