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mannan

(man'an),
The pathway of complement activation that comprises several proteins that in general involve carbohydrate recognition for binding; considered part of the innate immune response. By binding to pathogens via carbohydrates, these proteins provide an important protection to the host by activating the complement cascade and thus promoting the host's immune response to the pathogen

mannan

(măn′ăn′, -ən)
n.
Any of a group of plant polysaccharides that are polymers of mannose.

mannan

A polysaccharide of plant cell origin composed entirely of mannose residues.
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They are conspiring to divide the country," Mannan added.
Geographically, the global mannan oligosaccharide market is segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa and South America.
The remaining members of the Mannan family died in an airstrike while trying to flee Baghouz.
Awan appeared to be fascinated by the possibility, especially since Mannan was offering not just to increase the potential for upside growth, but also - through the removal of those personal guarantees - limiting the downside risk.
Mannan said that she immediately began reprimanding him over his behaviour.
Dr Mannan was martyred by Indian troops in October, this year.
However, the effects were reversed when DCs were stimulated by Mannan (phagocytosis rate: 44.1% [+ or -] 0.1% in mannan stimulated DCs, t = 7.420, P = 0.001).
Meanwhile, reports said that people in large numbers are visiting Mannan Wani's home to express solidarity with his family.
Dr Sami G al-Ghamdi with Mohamed Alhaj and Mehzabeen Mannan.
Summary: Actor Abdul Mannan talks about playing the Pakistani cricketer turned politician in 'Kaptaan'
Javed sahab has written a wonderful song and it's one of his personal favourites too,' said the composer of the film's music Mannan Shaah.
In an immediate reaction, Sabah Forestry Department director Datuk Sam Mannan said he was informed of the ban and would issue the instructions.