Research & Reviews : A Journal of Immunology

ISSN: 2277-6206

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rrjoi maintains an Editorial Board of practicing researchers from around the world, to ensure manuscripts are handled by editors who are experts in the field of study.

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Special Issue

Complement Lysis of Microbes

Abstract Submission Deadline : November 30, 2023

Manuscript Submission Deadline : December 25, 2023

Special Issue Description

Complement is a complex protein network in plasma that is an essential component of the innate immune system. Complement activation causes immune cells to rapidly clear bacteria and direct bacterial killing via large pore-forming complexes. Understanding the molecular interactions between complement and bacteria is critical for developing future treatments for infectious and inflammatory diseases. Antibodies that support complement-dependent bacterial killing are of interest in the development of alternative therapies for antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections. Several novel therapeutic complement inhibitors have also been developed to prevent unwanted complement activation in autoimmune inflammatory diseases. A better understanding of how such inhibitors may increase the risk of bacterial infections is required if such therapies are to be successful.


Complement Lysis, Microbes, Inflammatory diseases, Immune Cells, Bacterial Infections

Manuscript Submission information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a Double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for the submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page.

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