Animal Lectins: Form, Function and Clinical Applications by G. S. Gupta (auth.)

By G. S. Gupta (auth.)

Animal Lectins: shape, functionality and medical Applications offers updated wisdom of animal lectins. exact descriptions on organic actions, tissue and/or subcellular distribution, molecular constitution, gene association, attainable capabilities, medical purposes, lectin-ligand interactions and their intervention for healing reasons are supplied. The lately stumbled on C-type lectins in addition to additional novel super-families of this crew of molecules are defined intimately. moreover, the medical value of animal lectins in inflammatory illnesses, defects of immune protection and autoimmunity are defined and their software as medicines and healing goals is mentioned. With the expanding curiosity in lectins in biomedical study 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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6 Killer Cell Lectin Like Receptor Subfamily E, Member 1 (KLRE1) . . . 7 KLRL1 from Human and Mouse DCs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 693 . 693 . . . . . 693 694 694 695 695 695 695 696 696 696 . . . 8 Natural Cytotoxicity Receptors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 NK Cell Triggering: The Activating Receptors . . . . . . . 2 Activating Receptors and Their Ligands . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

8 Diseases of Aggrecan Insufficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Aggrecanase-Mediated Cartilage Degradation . . . . . . . 2 A Mutation in Aggrecan Gene Causes Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Expression of Proteoglycans in Carcinogenesis . . . . . . . . . . 10 Regulation of Proteoglycans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 CD44: A Major Hyaluronan Receptor .

Rajesh K. S. 1 NKG2 Subfamily C (KLRC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 NKG2 Gene Family and Structural Organization . . . . . . 2 Human NKG2-A, -B, and -C . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Murine NKG2A, -B, -C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 639 639 640 640 Part X 29 30 C-Type Lectins: Lectin Receptors on NK Cells 619 619 620 620 620 . 639 . . 4 NKG2 Receptors in Monkey . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 NKG2 Receptors in Other Species .

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