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MBL-1  Protein, Antibody, ELISA Kit, cDNA Clone

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MBL-1 サマリー & タンパク質情報

MBL-1 背景

遺伝子の概要: MBL has an oligomeric structure (400-700 kDa), built of subunits that contain three presumably identical peptide chains of about 30 kDa each. Although MBL can form several oligomeric forms, there are indications that dimers and trimers are not biologically active and at least a tetramer form is needed for activation of complement.
General information above from NCBI

Mannose-binding lectin (MBL), also named mannose or mannan-binding protein (MBP), is a C-type lectin which participates in the innate immune system as an activator of the complement system and as opsonin after binding to certain carbohydrate structures on microorganisms and pathogens. Its function appears to be pattern recognition in the first line of defense in the pre-immune host. MBL recognizes carbohydrate patterns found on the surface of a large number of pathogenic micro-organisms including bacteria, viruses, protozoa and fungi. Binding of MBL to a micro-organism results in activation of the lectin pathway of the complement system. Two forms of MBL, MBL-A and MBL-C, were characterized in rodents, rabbits, bovine and rhesus monkeys, whereas only one form was identified in humans, chimpanzees and chickens. The two forms are encoded by two distinct genes named MBL1 and MBL2, which have been identified in many species including the pig. The MBL1 and MBL2 genes encode mannan-binding lectins (MBL) A and C, respectively, that are collagenous lectins (collectins) produced mainly by the liver. The MBL1 gene encodes MBL-A, which has bacteria-binding properties in pigs and rodents but is mutated to a pseudogene in humans and chimpanzees. Deficiency of MBL is probably the most common human immunodeficiency and is associated with an increased risk of mucosally acquired infections including meningococcal disease. MBL could modify disease susceptibility by modulating macrophage interactions with mucosal organisms at the site of initial acquisition.

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MBL-1 関連研究

  • Jack DL, et al. (2005) Mannose-binding lectin enhances phagocytosis and killing of Neisseria meningitidis by human macrophages. J Leukoc Biol. 77(3): 328-36.
  • Lillie BN, et al. (2006) Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in porcine mannan-binding lectin A. Immunogenetics. 58(12): 983-93.
  • Nikolakopoulou K, et al. (2006) Molecular cloning and characterisation of two homologues of Mannose-Binding Lectin in rainbow trout. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 21(3): 305-14.
  • Phatsara C, et al. (2007) Molecular genetic analysis of porcine mannose-binding lectin genes, MBL1 and MBL2, and their association with complement activity. Int J Immunogenet. 34(1): 55-63.
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