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C6 Protein

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

Purified human complement component C6 Complement component C6 is unique to the terminal complement pathway. It is a single chain protein with a molecular weight of 120 KDA and is present in plasma at approximately 60 mg/L. Together with the other proteins of the terminal pathway, C6 constitutes the membrane attack complex or MAC.

All Quidel complement components are tested for functional activity in a standard lytic or applicable functional assay and for biochemical purity by SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for lot specific information on functional titer.

Quidel's purified human complement components are useful in a wide variety of immunochemical and research applications. For assistance with a specific protocol, please contact Quidel Technical Support.


Nicholson-Weller, Butko, P, Wessels, M. Role of Complement Component C1q in IgG independent Opsonophagocytosis of Group B Streptococus, J. Immunol 163:2761-2768, 1999.

Barbashov, S., Wang C., Nicholson-Weller, A. Serum amyloid P component forms a stable complex with human C5b-6, J. Immunol 158:3830-3835, 1997.

Koski, C., Dashell, S. Sublytic terminal complement complex decreases Po gene expression in schwan cells, J Neurochem 73(6):2321-2330, 1999.

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Product Specifications

Product Spec NameProduct Spec Data

1.0 mg/mL


250 µL/vial


At or below –70ºC


> 85%



Ordering Information

Catalog NumberKit Size / Case Size
250 µL/vial

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