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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 scientific Applications offers updated wisdom of animal lectins. special descriptions on organic actions, tissue and/or subcellular distribution, molecular constitution, gene association, attainable services, scientific functions, lectin-ligand interactions and their intervention for healing reasons are supplied. The lately came across C-type lectins in addition to extra novel super-families of this crew of molecules are defined intimately. additionally, the scientific value of animal lectins in inflammatory illnesses, defects of immune security and autoimmunity are defined and their software as medicines and healing ambitions is mentioned. With the expanding curiosity in lectins in biomedical learn and their healing purposes, this publication on animal lectins and linked proteins is a must-have for researchers within the area.

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1 DC-SIGN Supports Immune Response . . . . . . . . . . 2 DC-SIGN Recognizes Pathogens . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 DC-SIGN as Receptor for Viruses . . . . . . . . . . . 4 HIV-1 gp120 and Other Viral Envelope Glycoproteins . . . . 7 Subversion and Immune Escape Activities of DC-SIGN . . . . . . 1 The entry and dissemination of viruses can be mediated by DC-SIGN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 DC-SIGN and Escape of Tumors .

1 Role of NH2 Domain and Collagenous Region . . . . . . . 2 Role of NH2-Terminal Cysteines in Collagen Helix Formation . 3 D4 (CRD) Domain in Phospholipid Interaction . . . . . . . . 501 . . . . . . . . . . 501 501 501 502 502 504 505 506 507 508 509 509 510 510 511 511 512 513 513 515 . . . 515 515 516 516 518 . . . 518 518 518 519 519 . 527 . . . . . . . 527 528 529 530 531 531 531 531 533 533 533 533 534 534 Contents of Volume 2 xxxi A Three Stranded a-Helical Bundle at Nucleation Site of Collagen Triple-Helix Formation .

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