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(noun) Plural form of selectin.

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Specificity of T-Cell reactions

... cells). When the t-cells are activated, they clone and differentiate into effector and memory t-cells that express ligands for E and P selectins, among other things. The endothelial cells at the point of infection express E and P selectins and thus this is how the t-cells home in on ...

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by pdavis68
Sun May 21, 2006 12:42 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Specificity of T-Cell reactions
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Specific memory in Innate Immune System

... known to participate in a wide range of cellular activities. Several animal lectins perform innate recognition, e.g. C-type lectins (collectins, selectins), S-type lectins (limulin, echinoectin), Pentraxins, soluble lectins, etc. Lectins play important roles in the immune system by recognising ...

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jan 19, 2006 10:10 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Specific memory in Innate Immune System
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