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Lectin

Known as: Lectins, Lectins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Proteins that share the common characteristic of binding to carbohydrates. Some ANTIBODIES and carbohydrate-metabolizing proteins (ENZYMES) also bind… 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2010
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The mammalian intestine harbors complex societies of beneficial bacteria that are maintained in the lumen with minimal… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
The superfamily of proteins containing C‐type lectin‐like domains (CTLDs) is a large group of extracellular Metazoan proteins… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
Summary: Protein‐carbohydrate interactions serve multiple functions in the immune system. Many animal lectins (sugar‐binding… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
Lectins are responsible for cell surface sugar recognition in bacteria, animals, and plants. Examples include bacterial toxins… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
Many plant species contain carbohydrate-binding proteins, which are commonly referred to as either lectins or agglutinins… 
Review
1991
Review
1991
Lectins are carbohydrate-binding proteins that bind gly? cans of glycoproteins, glycolipids, or polysaccharides with high… 
Review
1989
Review
1989
Lectins on cell surfaces mediate cell-cell interactions by combining with complementary carbohydrates on apposing cells. They…