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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 updated wisdom of animal lectins. particular descriptions on organic actions, tissue and/or subcellular distribution, molecular constitution, gene association, attainable features, medical purposes, lectin-ligand interactions and their intervention for healing reasons are supplied. The lately came upon C-type lectins in addition to extra novel super-families of this workforce of molecules are defined intimately. moreover, the medical importance of animal lectins in inflammatory illnesses, defects of immune security and autoimmunity are defined and their program as medicinal drugs and healing objectives is mentioned. With the expanding curiosity in lectins in biomedical examine and their healing purposes, this booklet on animal lectins and linked proteins is a must-have for researchers within the area.

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2 Characteristics of NKG2D . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 The Protein . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Orthologues to Human NKG2D . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 .

3 Murine PLN Homing Receptor/mLHR3 . . . . . . . . . . 3 Functions of L-Selectin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Lymphocyte Homing and Leukocyte Rolling and Migration . . 2 Immune Responses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 L-Selectin: Carbohydrate Interactions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Glycan-Dependent Leukocyte Adhesion . . . . . . . . . . 5 Cell Surface Ligands for L-Selectin . . . . . . . .

10 Panceatitis Associated Protein (PAP)/Hepatocarcinoma-Intestine Pancreas (HIP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 HIP Similarity to PAP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Characterization of HIP/PAP . . . . . . . . . . . . . 847 . . . . . . . . . 847 847 848 848 849 849 850 850 852 852 852 853 853 854 855 855 856 . . . . . . . 856 857 858 858 859 860 860 861 861 862 863 863 863 863 . 865 . 865 . 3 PAP Ligands (PAP Interactions) .

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