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Plant lectins in cancer prevention and treatment

@inproceedings{Giacometti2015PlantLI,
  title={Plant lectins in cancer prevention and treatment},
  author={J. Giacometti},
  year={2015}
}
medicina fluminensis 2015, Vol. 51, No. 2, p. 211-229 211 Abstract. Plant lectins are specific carbohydrate-binding proteins that are widely distributed in various plant species. They participate in many physiological processes and are capable of modulating the immune response. Recently, greater attention has been drawn to their remarkable anticancer properties. Lectins are associated with cell adhesion, cell proliferation and induction of apoptosis. However, some of the questions related to… Expand
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