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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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He said Mannan came home in October last year and left for Aligarh in December.
I wouldn't curse Mannan for the decision because he is mentally-sound and a well-qualified man.
Since there is no authentic market data, Mannan believes it is better not to comment on the market share of TCS in Pakistan.
The pair were at the stop when Mannan, 33, ploughed into them in his Mitsubishi Evolution sportscar while racing another driver.
According to Mannan who was speaking after the meeting, the visiting delegation handed over a message to the Sudanese president from his Chadian counterpart dealing with the development of joint security cooperation between the two countries.
But to kill him while he was under their custody, and these PDEA people demanded money from us, very unforgivable,' Mannan, president of the village chairs of Lamitan City, said.
The slaying of Mannan, who was also editor of Roopbaan, a magazine for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, has deeply shocked that segment of Bangladesh's population.
Dhaka police officer Mohammed Iqbal identified the activist as Xulhaz Mannan and said he previously worked as a protocol officer for a former US ambassador to Bangladesh.
BANGLADESH (TAP) - An al Qaeda affiliate has claimed responsibility for the brutal murders of Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy, two openly gay rights activists in Bangladesh.
Rebecca McManus, 21, who was on her way to a hen party, died instantly as Sukvinder Mannan ploughed into her at a bus stop.
Those were meant as Eid gifts, but nothing has reached them," said Abdulhaji Mannan, a Keralite office boy who works in Abu Dhabi.