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By G. S. Gupta (auth.)

ISBN-10: 3709110645

ISBN-13: 9783709110645

Animal Lectins: shape, functionality and scientific Applications provides up to date wisdom of animal lectins. unique descriptions on organic actions, tissue and/or subcellular distribution, molecular constitution, gene association, attainable capabilities, medical functions, lectin-ligand interactions and their intervention for healing reasons are supplied. The lately chanced on C-type lectins in addition to extra novel super-families of this team of molecules are defined intimately. in addition, the scientific importance of animal lectins in inflammatory illnesses, defects of immune safeguard and autoimmunity are defined and their software as medicinal drugs and healing objectives is mentioned. With the expanding curiosity in lectins in biomedical learn and their healing functions, this publication on animal lectins and linked proteins is a must-have for researchers within the area.

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3 SP-A Binding with Lipids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Functions of SP-A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Surfactant Components in Surface Film Formation . . . . . . 2 Recognition and Clearance of Pathogens . . . . . . . . . 3 SP-A: As a Component of Complement System in Lung . . . . 4 Modulation of Adaptive Immune Responses by SPs . . . . . 5 SP-A Stimulates Chemotaxis of AMF and Neutrophils . .

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 . . . . .

3 NKG2D Ligands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 The Diversity of NKG2D Ligands . . . . . . . . . . . 2 MHC Class I Chain Related (MIC) Proteins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 641 642 642 642 642 643 643 644 644 646 646 646 647 647 647 648 649 . . 649 650 650 651 . . . . . . . 651 651 651 652 653 653 653 654 656 658 658 658 659 . . 659 660 660 661 . 667 . . . . 3 Retinoic Acid Early (RAE) Transcripts . . .

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