Definitions of C3

  1.   The fourth component to attach in the complement reaction sequence. It is a beta- globulin with a sedimentation coefficient of 5. 5, a molecular weight of 185, 000 and a serum concentration of 1. 3 micrograms/ ml. Its fragments have anaphylatoxic, chemotactic, and histaminic action and affect smooth muscle.

Usage examples for C3

  1. “ Anatole, I learned, had retired to his bed with a fit of the vapours, and the meal now before us had been cooked by the kitchen maid- as C3 a performer as ever wielded a skillet. ” – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. “ I solemnly warn my fellow countrymen that you cannot maintain an A1 Empire with a C3 population. ” – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  3. “ Y is 23, Z is 24. Let us take as an example Bacon's own name- B2, a1, c3 O14, ni3; all these added together make the number 33, a number about which it is possible to say a good deal. ” – Bacon is Shake-Speare by Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence