1st Edition

Lectin-Microorganism Interactions

Edited By

R. Doyle




ISBN 9780824791131
Published February 8, 1994 by CRC Press
416 Pages

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Book Description

Provides in-depth coverage of lectins and their interactions with micro-organisms and demonstrates how lectins function as probes for viral, bacterial, fungal and protozoal surfaces, as well as for blood group antigens.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Lectins and their Interactions with Micro-organisms * Use of Lectins in General and Diagnostic Virology * Epidemiological Applications of Lectins to Agents of Sexually Transmitted Diseases * Application of Lectins in Clinical Bacteriology * Lectin Specificities Relevant to the Medically Important Yeast Candida albicans * Lectin-Leishmania Interaction * Trypanosome Lectin Interactions * Lectin Sorbents in Microbiology * Microbial Lectins for the Investigation of Glycoconjugates * Lectin-Blood Group Interactions.

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