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Collectins and fungal pathogens: roles of surfactant proteins and mannose binding lectin in host resistance

Medical Mycology

Jul 30, 2009

Elmer Brummer, David A Stevens

Abstract

Collectins, collagenous carbohydrate-binding proteins (C-type lectins), are recognized as important factors in non-specific innate immune responses to pathogens. By binding surface carbohydrate structures of pathogens, collectins modify the interaction between pathogens and the immune s...read more

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Immune Response
Pathogenic Aspects
Mycoses
Immune System
Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
Coccidioides
Candida albicans
SFTPD gene
Pathogenesis
Infection by Cryptococcus Neoformans
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Collectins and fungal pathogens: roles of surfactant proteins and mannose binding lectin in host resistance

Medical Mycology

Jul 30, 2009

Elmer Brummer, David A Stevens

PMID: 19639514

DOI: 10.3109/13693780903117473

Abstract

Collectins, collagenous carbohydrate-binding proteins (C-type lectins), are recognized as important factors in non-specific innate immune responses to pathogens. By binding surface carbohydrate structures of pathogens, collectins modify the interaction between pathogens and the immune s...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Immune Response
Pathogenic Aspects
Mycoses
Immune System
Paracoccidioides brasiliensis
Coccidioides
Candida albicans
SFTPD gene
Pathogenesis
Infection by Cryptococcus Neoformans

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