Glycobiology and Medicine: Proceedings of the 7th Jenner Glycobiology and Medicine Symposium.

Glycobiology and Medicine: Proceedings of the 7th Jenner Glycobiology and Medicine Symposium.

by John S. Axford (Editor)

Paperback(2005)

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ISBN-13: 9781489973672
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/28/2014
Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Series
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 153
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

Glycosylation Dependent Bacterial Infections
1.A Sweet Coating--How Bacteria Deal with Sugars3
2.The Glycosylation of Airway Mucins in Cystic Fibrosis and Its Relationship with Lung Infection by Pseudomonas aeruginosa17
3.Structural Basis for Bacterial Adhesion in the Urinary Tract33
Glycosylation Dependent Viral Infections
4.Crystal Structure of an Intact Human IgG: Antibody Asymmetry, Flexibility, and a Guide for HIV-1 Vaccine Design55
Inflammation
5.Remnant Epitopes Generate Autoimmunity: From Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis to Diabetes69
6.Endothelial Cell Glycosylation: Regulation and Modulation of Biological Processes79
7.Involvement of GAGs in the Activity of Pro-inflammatory Factors95
8.Lectin Domains on Cytokines107
9.Cytokines and Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs)125
Glycopathology
10.Thomsen-Friedenreich Antigen: The "Hidden" Tumor Antigen147
11.Glycodynamics of Mucin Biosynthesis in Gastrointestinal Tumor Cells163
12.O-GlcNAc Glycosylation and Neurological Disorders189
Congenital Defects in Glycosylation
13.The Carbohydrate Epitope of the Neutralizing anti-HIV-1 Antibody 2G12205
14.New Therapeutics for the Treatment of Glycosphingolipid Lysosomal Storage Diseases219
Glycoimmunology
15.The Mannose-Binding Lectin (MBL) Route for Activation of Complement229
16.Anti-inflammatory Properties of Specific Glycoforms of Human [alpha subscript 1]-Acid Glycoprotein251
17.The Glycosylation of Tyrosinase in Melanoma Cells and the Effect on Antigen Presentation257
18.Glycobiology of the Rheumatic Diseases: An Update271
Index281

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