Literature associating CFHR1 and macular degeneration
Complement factor H-related protein 1; Involved in complement regulation. The dimerized forms have avidity for tissue-bound complement fragments and efficiently compete with the physiological complement inhibitor CFH. Can associate with lipoproteins and may play a role in lipid metabolism.
Synonyms: CFHR1, CFHR1p, hCFHR1, B1AKG0, Q03591 ...