Opsonin

Known as: Proteins, Opsonin, Opsonin Proteins [Chemical/Ingredient], Opsonins 
Proteins that bind to particles and cells to increase susceptibility to PHAGOCYTOSIS, especially ANTIBODIES bound to EPITOPES that attach to FC… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
The process of opsonization is one of the most important biological barriers to controlled drug delivery. Injectable polymeric… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Serum amyloid A (SAA) is the major acute-phase protein in man and most mammals. Recently we demonstrated that SAA binds to many… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Pentraxin 3 (PTX3) is a tumor necrosis factor and interleukin-1beta-stimulated gene that encodes a long PTX with proinflammatory… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
This article critically examines and evaluates the likely mechanisms that contribute to prolonged circulation times of sterically… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Surfactant protein D (SP-D) is an oligomeric C type lectin that promotes phagocytosis by binding to microbial surface… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The Hakata antigen is a novel, thermolabile beta2-macroglycoprotein that reacts with sera from patients suffering from systemic… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Collectins are C-type animal lectins with both collagenous and carbohydrate recognition domains and are involved in the first… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Influenza A viruses (IAVs) cause substantial morbidity and mortality in yearly epidemics, which result from the ability of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Neutrophil elastase has been implicated as a factor that impairs local host defenses in chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa) lung… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The human mannose-binding protein (MBP) is a multimeric serum protein that is divided into three domains: a cysteine-rich NH2… (More)
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