Petra Lems-Van Kan

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Root lectins are believed to participate in the recognition between Rhizobium and its leguminous host plant. Among other factors, testing this hypothesis is difficult because of the very low amounts in which root lectins are produced. A double-antibody-sandwich enzyme-linked immunoassay, was used to determine nanogram quantities of pea lectin in root slime(More)
Since oral lesions appear to occur more commonly in patients with Crohn's disease (CD) than in normal controls or patients with ulcerative colitis, it has been suggested that a deficit of locally produced IgA allows the invasion of the oral mucous membrane by antigens and contributes to the production of oral lesions. in connection with this hypothesis, the(More)
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