Collectins

Known as: Collectins [Chemical/Ingredient], Collectin, Collagenous Lectins 
A class of C-type lectins that target the carbohydrate structures found on invading pathogens. Binding of collectins to microorganisms results in… (More)
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2010
2010
Collectins play important roles in the innate immune defense against microorganisms. Recently, a new collectin, collectin 11 (CL… (More)
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2005
2005
The protective role of lung surfactant proteins SP-A, SP-D and MBL in the host defense against both allergic and invasive… (More)
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2003
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2003
Surfactant proteins A and D (SP-A and SP-D) are lung collectins composed of two regions, a globular head domain that binds PAMPs… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
a signaling partner (Su et al., 2002). A closely related function for the collectins is recognition and removal of Denver… (More)
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2003
2003
Histoplasma capsulatum (Hc) is a facultative intracellular fungal pathogen that causes acute and chronic pneumonia. In this study… (More)
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2002
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2002
Removal of cells dying by apoptosis is essential to normal development, maintenance of tissue homeostasis, and resolution of… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mice lacking surfactant protein (SP)-A (SP-A-/-) or SP-D (SP-D-/-) and wild-type mice were infected with group B streptococcus or… (More)
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1998
1998
The antiviral activity against rotaviruses of three bovine collectins, conglutinin, collectin-43 (CL-43) and bovine SP-D, was… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Collagenous lectins (collectins) present in mammalian serum and pulmonary fluids bind to influenza virus and display antiviral… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The present study provides the first direct comparison of anti-influenza A virus (IAV) activities of the collectins surfactant… (More)
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