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Lectins and Pathology

1st Edition

Edited by Michel Caron, Annie-Pierre Seve

CRC Press

216 pages

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pub: 2000-02-23
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Description

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 tools, the involvement of endogenous (animal or human) lectins in inflammation, cancer invasion and metastasis, as well as the importance of lectins in bacteriology and parasitology.

This volume contains useful knowledge for clinical investigators, cell biologists, biochemists and biotechnologists, as well as for the graduate students interested in getting a comprehensive coverage of this field.

Table of Contents

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

About the Editors

Caron\, Michel; Seve\, Annie-Pierre

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED008000
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General