Introduces Groundbreaking Approaches for Assessing Lectin Function Lectins and their ligands are under quite a heavy microscope due to their potential applications to pharmacology, immunology, cancer therapy, and agriculture. With growing interest in the glycobiology field, the body of research related to lectin roles has grown at an explosive rate

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Part I: Introduction

chapter 1|8 pages

Introduction to Animal Lectins

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Part III: Glycoprotein Folding, Sorting and Secretion, Targeting, Degradation, and Clearance

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Part IV: Cell Adhesion and Cell Surface Lattice Formation

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Part V: Cell-Cell Interactions, Signaling, and Transport

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Part VI: Recognition and Effector Functions in Innate Immunity

chapter 24|12 pages

C-Type Lectin Receptors on Dendritic Cells

chapter 28|18 pages

Interactions of Galectins with Leukocytes

chapter 29|14 pages

Regulation of Immune Responses by Galectin-3

chapter 35|14 pages

Hemolytic Lectin in Marine Invertebrates