By Sho Yamasaki
The ebook offers the most recent findings on C-type lectin receptors, concentrating on person receptors and their signaling. in recent times there were nice advances within the knowing of the functionality of those receptors as a newly rising relations of pattern-recognition receptors (PRRs) for pathogen-associated molecular styles (PAMPs) and damage-associated molecular styles (DAMPs). Comprising 4 elements: ITAM-coupled Activating Receptors; HemITAM-bearing Receptors; ITIM-bearing Receptors; and different Receptors and comparable subject matters, this finished evaluate covers a extensive variety of C-type lectin receptors. The up-to-date details on C-type lectin receptors and their ligands supplied will attract a large readership, from easy immunologists to physicians and surgeons. additionally, sections on novel drug improvement make this a worthwhile source for pharmaceutical scientists.
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However, whether intact virions physically interact with TLR2 and TLR4 is still unknown. It is interestingly observed that even HSV-1 can signal via the TLR2, this receptor does not mediate recognition of HSV glycoproteins (Reske et al. 2008). This observation suggests that TLR2 may associate with other receptor on cell surface to recognize the glycoproteins on HSV. We have shown that CLEC5A physically interacts with flaviviruses, and flaviviruses can activate CLEC5A directly to trigger downstream signaling.