The Molecular Immunology of Complex Carbohydrates / Edition 1

The Molecular Immunology of Complex Carbohydrates / Edition 1

by Albert M. Wu, L. Garry Adams

ISBN-10: 0306428180

ISBN-13: 9780306428180

Pub. Date: 07/01/1988

Publisher: Springer US

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Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Series, #228
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Table of Contents

The Structural Basis for Carbohydrate Recognition by Lectins1
Lectin Cross-linking Interactions with Multivalent Carbohydrates17
Classification of Plant Lectins in Families of Structurally and Evolutionary Related Proteins27
Expression of Binding Properties of Gal/GalNAc Reactive Lectins by Mammalian Glycotopes55
'Glyco-Epitope' Assignments for the Selectins: Advances Enabled by the Neoglycolipid Technology in Conjunction with Synthetic Carbohydrate Chemistry65
Animal Lectins: From Initial Description to Elaborated Structural and Functional Classification79
Galectins and Other Endogenous Carbohydrate-Binding Proteins of Animal Bladder95
Binding Properties and Applications of Aplysia Gonad Lectin109
Lectin and Anti-carbohydrate Antibody Assays Using Chemically Modified Ligands127
Intramolecular Carbohydrate-Protein Interaction133
Red Blood Cell Antigens Responsible for Inherited Types of Polyagglutination141
Antigenic Properties of Human Glycophorins - An Update155
KDN-Containing Glycoprotein from Loach Skin Mucus171
Glycoconjugates from Parasitic Helminths: Structure Diversity and Immunobiological Implications185
Glycosyl Phosphatidylinositol-Linked Glycoconjugates: Structure, Biosynthesis, and Function207
Enzymatic and Chemical Approaches for the Synthesis of Sialyl Glycoconjugates215
The Genetic Regulation of Fucosylated and Sialylated Antigens on Developing Myeloid Cells231
Transcriptional Regulation of Expression of Carbohydrate Ligands for Cell Adhesion Molecules in the Selection Family267
Biosynthesis and Function of [beta]1, 6 Branched Mucin-type Glycans279
Differentiation-Associated Expression of [beta]-N-acetylgalactosaminylated N-linked Oligosaccharides in Mammary Epithelial Cells313
Metabolism and Role of O-Acetylated Sialic Acids325
Contradictory Functions of the Sulfatide in the Blood Coagulation System343
Interaction of GM2 Activator Protein with Glycosphingolipids351
Tumor-Associated Carbohydrate Antigens Defining Tumor Malignancy: Basis for Development of Anti-cancer Vaccines369
Carbohydrate-Mediated Adhesion of Human Colon Carcinoma Cells to Human Liver Sections403
O-Linked N-Acetylglucosamine and Cancer: Messages from the Glycosylation of c-Myc413
Analysis of a Murine Anti-Ganglioside GD2 Monoclonal Antibody Expressing Both IgG2a and IgG3 Isotypes: Monoclonality, Apoptosis Triggering, and Activation of Cellular Cytotoxicity on Human Melanoma Cells419
Pathogen-Host Protein-Carbohydrate Interactions as the Basis of Important Infections431
Host Mediated Variation and Receptor Binding Specificity of Influenza Viruses445
Bacterial Polysaccharides as Vaccines - Immunity and Chemical Characterization453
The Conformational Epitope of Type III Group B Streptococcus Capsular Polysaccharide473
T-independent IgA Responses to Microbial Polysaccharides485
Protective Immunity and Gene Expression Related to Pneumococcal Glycoconjugates505
Structure and Functional Genomics of Lipopolysaccharide Expression in Haemophilus influenzae515
Molecular Mimicry of Host Structures by Lipooligosaccharides of Neisseria meningitidis: Characterization of Sialylated and Nonsialylated Lacto-N-Neotetraose (Gal[beta]1-4GlcNAc[beta]1-3Gal[beta]1-4Glc) Structures in Lipooligosaccharides using Monoclonal Antibodies and Specific Lectins525
NMR and Molecular Modeling of Complex Carbohydrates and Carbohydrate-Protein Interactions: Applications to Anti-bacteria Vaccines543
A Guide to the Carbohydrate Specificities of Applied Lectins-2 (Updated in 2000)551
A Guide to Monoclonal Antibodies Directed to Glycotopes587

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