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By G. S. Gupta (auth.)

ISBN-10: 3709110645

ISBN-13: 9783709110645

ISBN-10: 3709110653

ISBN-13: 9783709110652

Animal Lectins: shape, functionality and medical Applications provides up to date wisdom of animal lectins. distinctive descriptions on organic actions, tissue and/or subcellular distribution, molecular constitution, gene association, attainable services, medical purposes, lectin-ligand interactions and their intervention for healing reasons are supplied. The lately found C-type lectins in addition to extra novel super-families of this team of molecules are defined intimately. moreover, the scientific value of animal lectins in inflammatory ailments, defects of immune security and autoimmunity are defined and their program as medications and healing objectives is mentioned. With the expanding curiosity in lectins in biomedical learn and their healing functions, this e-book on animal lectins and linked proteins is a must-have for researchers within the area.

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2 Dendritic Cell Immunoactivating Receptor (DCAR) . . . . . 10 Macrophage-Inducible C-Type Lectin (Mincle) . . . . . . . . . . 1 Recognition of Pathogens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Recognition of Mycobacterial Glycolipid, Trehalose Dimycolate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Blood Dendritic Cell Antigen-2 (BDCA-2) (CLEC-4C) . . . . . . . 1 BDCA-2: A Plasmacytoid DCs (PDCs)-Specific Lectin . . . 2 Characterization .

4 Female Genital Tract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Functions of Lung SP-D . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Innate Immunity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Effects on Alveolar Macrophages . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Functions of Neutrophils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Protective Role in Allergy and Infection . . . . . . . . . 5 Adaptive Immune Responses . . . . . . . .

1 Innate Immunity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Effects on Alveolar Macrophages . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Functions of Neutrophils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Protective Role in Allergy and Infection . . . . . . . . . 5 Adaptive Immune Responses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Apoptosis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Other Effects of SP-D . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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