C-Type Lectin Receptors in Immunity

  title={C-Type Lectin Receptors in Immunity},
  author={Sho Yamasaki and Rikio Yabe and Shinobu Saijo and Masahiro Nagata and Zakaria Omahdi},
  booktitle={Springer Japan},
Dendritic cell-associated lectin-2 (Dectin-2) is one of the most wellcharacterized members of the C-type lectin family. Recent studies have revealed its indispensable functions as a pattern recognition receptor (PRR) for a wide variety of pathogens, including fungi, bacteria, and viruses. This receptor recognizes microbial carbohydrates as a pathogen… CONTINUE READING