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Lectin-Microorganism Interactions

Edited By: R J Doyle and Malcolm Slifkin

416 pages, Illus

Marcel Dekker Inc.

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #58020 | ISBN: 0824791134
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NHBS Price: £178.00 $217/€199 approx

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This title provides in-depth coverage of lectins and their interactions with micro-organisms and demonstrates how lectins function as probes for viral, bacterial, fungal and protozoal surfaces, as well as for blood group antigens.


Introduction to Lectins and their Interactions with Micro-organisms * Use of Lectins in General and Diagnostic Virology * Epidemiological Applications of Lectins to Agents of Sexually Transmitted Diseases * Application of Lectins in Clinical Bacteriology * Lectin Specificities Relevant to the Medically Important Yeast Candida albicans * Lectin-Leishmania Interaction * Trypanosome Lectin Interactions * Lectin Sorbents in Microbiology * Microbial Lectins for the Investigation of Glycoconjugates * Lectin-Blood Group Interactions.

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