1st Edition

Lectins and Pathology

Edited By Michel Caron, Annie-Pierre Seve Copyright 2000

    The present understanding of the various implications of lectins in pathology are summarised in this timely text. With contributions from leading investigators in the field of lectin research, Lectins and Pathology provides up-to-date information on key developments within this field, including the use of lectins and lectin-binding molecules as too

    1. Lectins and Pathology : An Overview 2. Carrier-immobilized Carbohydrate Ligands: Design of the Lectin-detecting Tools and their Applications with Focus on Histopathology 3. Lectins, Microglia and Alzheimer's Disease
    4. The Role of Galectin-3 in Inflammation 5. The Role of Galectin-3 in Tumor Metastasis 6. Laminin-binding Lectins during Cancer Invasion and Metastasis 7. Lectins as Diagnostic Tools and Endogenous Targets in AIDS and Prion Diseases 8. Protein-carbohydrate Interactions in the Attachment of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia Coli to the Intestinal Mucosa 9. Lectin-carbohydrate Interactions in Bacterial Pathogenesis 10. Lectin-Mediated Interaction of Parasites with Host Cells


    Caron, Michel; Seve, Annie-Pierre