Is mannan-binding lectin (MBL) detectable on monocytes and monocyte-derived immature dendritic cells?

Abstract

MBL (mannan-binding lectin; also called mannose-binding lectin) is a circulating C-type lectin with a collagen-like region synthesized mainly by the liver. MBL may influence susceptibility to infection in recipients of stem cell transplants, and it has even been suggested that the MBL status of a donor can influence the recipient's susceptibility to post… (More)
DOI: 10.1042/BST0361497

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