Prospect for lectins in arthropods

@article{ViswambariDevi2010ProspectFL,
  title={Prospect for lectins in arthropods},
  author={R. Viswambari Devi and M. R. Basilrose and P. D. Mercy},
  journal={Italian Journal of Zoology},
  year={2010},
  volume={77},
  pages={254 - 260}
}
Abstract Invertebrates lack an adaptive immune system, but have developed efficient innate immune systems to defend themselves against foreign materials. Molecular structures and functions of various defense components that participate in immune processes are being discovered. New molecules such as fibrinogen-related proteins (FREPs) are being uncovered that might have the potential to recognize and attack specific pathogens, while the roles of better-studied molecules continue to expand. This… 
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