Lectins : biomedical perspectives / edited by Arpad Pusztai and Susan Bardocz.

London ; Bristol, Pa. : Taylor & Francis, 1995.
1 online resource (291 p.)


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Lectins form a class of natural carbohydrate-binding information proteins. This book covers biomedical and biotechnological perspectives at the cutting-edge of lectin research.
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  • Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Chapter 1 Lectins as Plant Defence Proteins; Chapter 2 Possible Mechanism of Action for the Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) a-amylase Inhibitor: A Molecular Modelling Approach; Chapter 3 Insecticidal Properties of Plant Lectins: Their Potential in Plant Protection; Chapter 4 The Mannose-Binding Monocot Lectins and Their Genes; Chapter 5 Enterocyte-like Caco-2 Cells as a Tool to Study Lectin Interaction; Chapter 6 Lectins as Growth Factors for the Small Intestine and the Gut
  • Chapter 7 The Potential of Bioadhesive Lectins for the Delivery of Peptide and Protein Drugs to the Gastrointestinal TractChapter 8 Lectins Binding to the Gut Wall are Growth Factors for the Pancreas: Nutritional Implications for Transgenic Plants; Chapter 9 Lectins in Immunology; Chapter 10 Lectin Cytochemistry and Intestinal Epithelial Cell Biology; Chapter 11 Lectins and Cancer-An Old Field Revisited; Chapter 12 Dietary Galactose-binding Lectins and their Effects on Human Colonic Epithelial Cells
  • Chapter 13 Enterotoxigenic Fimbrial Escherichia coli Lectins and Their Receptors: Targets for Probiotic Treatment of DiarrhoeaChapter 14 Identification of the F17 Gene Cluster and Development of Adhesion Blockers and Vaccine Components; Chapter 15 Infection of the Gut by Pathogenic Bacteria is Inhibited by Dietary Lectins: Chemical Probiosis; Index
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  • 475961178
  • 1000437296
  • 10.1201/9781482272550
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