collectin


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collectin

(kol-lek'tin)
A plasma protein that binds carbohydrate molecules in the cell walls of microorganisms and facilitates phagocytosis.
See: phagocytosis
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Tenders are invited for Biennial contract for collectin, loading, transprtation and disposal of ETP sludge
Conglutinin is known to be a collectin family member protein and a part of the innate immune system (Holmskov et.
collectin medal o his main Liver Wem paG Liverpool's route to Wembley has been paved with visions of Gerrard bringing the curtain down on a glorious Anfield career by marching up to the Royal Box to lift football's oldest trophy.
MBL, another key component of the innate immune system, is a soluble protein of the collectin family that binds to microbial surfaces and promotes phago-opsonization directly and indirectly by activating the lectin complement pathway.
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The human collectin, mannose-binding lectin (MBL) is one of the important components of innate immunity (1,2).
Innate immune collectin surfactant protein D enhances the clearance of DNA by macrophages and minimizes anti-DNA antibody generation.
Saints went close to opening the scoring when Alan Maybury gifted possession to Nigel Quashie although the Saints skipper's pass wide to Djamel Belmadi was overhit and allowed Douglas the opportunity to race from his line and collectIn the 78th minute a trademark long throw from Rory Delap caused panic in the Leicester lines as Douglas advanced but fumbled his catch only for the ball to rebound out of play off Michael Svensson.
Omission of social workers as core disease management team members de-emphasizes collectin g information about, and planning interventions for, problems in these important areas.
Coz I ewsed t'be so tidy A real swot stuck in nightly Makin words 'n' figures join like wall-tiles an jest as borin, Botherin on'y with A-type kids An collectin posters o' Ryan Giggs.
After selecting a work in the collectin that they felt exemplified this idea, students drew the sculpture from three differnt vantage points.

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