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mannose

 [man´ōs]
a monosaccharide sugar of the aldose group, found as part of many glycolipids and glycoproteins.

man·nose (Man),

(man'ōs),
An aldohexose obtained from various plant sources (for example, from mannans); an epimer of glucose.

mannose

/man·nose/ (man´ōs) a six-carbon sugar epimeric with glucose and occurring in oligosaccharides of many glycoproteins and glycolipids.

mannose

(măn′ōs′)
n.
A monosaccharide, C6H12O6, obtained from mannan or by the oxidation of mannitol.

mannose

[man′ōs]
a monosaccharide sugar of the aldose group, found as part of many glycolipids and glycoproteins.

mannose

A C-2 epimer of aldohexose which is found in glycolipids and glycoproteins and plays a key role in glycolysis and  gluconeogenesis.

man·nose

(man'ōs)
An aldohexose obtained from various plant sources (i.e., from mannans).

mannose

a 6-carbon ALDOSE SUGAR found in many GLYCOPROTEINS and POLYSACCHARIDES.

mannose

(man´ōs),
n an aldohexose obtained from various plant sources.

mannose

an aldohexose, a monosaccharide produced from mannitol by oxidation.
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Design of neo-glycoconjugates that target the mannose receptor and enhance TLR-independent cross-presentation and Th1 polarization," European Journal of Immunology, vol.
Fundamentally, most bacterial polysaccharides are composed of glucose, galactose and mannose in the molecule.
The study demonstrates that radiolabeled dextran cysteamine mannose might prove a successful radiopharmaceutical for sentinel lymph node detection in future clinical applications.
The lectins used were: (1) Concanavalin-A (Con-A) to recognize glucose (Glc), (2) Glanthus nivalis (GNL) for mannose ([alpha] 1-3) mannose (Man-Man), (3) Lens culinaris agglutinin (LCA) for [alpha]-mannose (Man) and [alpha]-glucose (Glc), (4) Lotus tetranoglobus agglutinin (LTA) for fucose (Fuc), (5) Badeiraea simplicifolia-I (BS-I) for galactose (Gal), (6) Griffonia simplicifolia (GSL II) for N-acetyl-glucosamine (N-AcGlc), and (7) Dolichos biflorus agglutinin (DBA) for N-acetyl-galactosamine (N-AcGal) at concentrations of 10 mg [mL.
But "in reality, almost all the mannose is metabolized before ever reaching the urine," he said.
Studies related to immune function have focused on a number of candidate genes such as, mannose binding lectin (MBL2), intedeukin 1-alpha, (ILIA), storkhead box 1 (STOX1), and cytoxic T lymphocyte associated 4 (CTLA4) with variable results (3, 4).
LP is activated by binding of mannose binding lectin (MBL) or ficolin to pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) on the surface of microbes.
The lamprey MBL binds to mannose on the surface of the pathogen Aeromonas salmonicida.
Antisense inhibition of the GMPase led to a significant reduction of the mannose content in leaf cell walls, indicaing that GDP-D-mannose is the sole precursor for the incorporation of mannose into hemicellulose (Keller et al.
The present data suggested that lipid vesicle-trapped herbal antioxidant quercetin and CDP-Choline may not only be effective in combating the cerebral ischemic reperfusion oxidative damage but also to prevent cerebral edema development both in young and old animals) The mechanism how quercetin and CDP-Choline in mannosylated liposome exerts a complete protection against ischemia-reperfusion mediated cerebral oxidative damage in young and aged rats is not fully clear) Although expression of the mannose mannosylated liposomes were successfully incorporated into mouse brain)