Immunomodulation by Endogenous ß-Galactoside-Specific Lectins

  • K. Vehmeyer
  • T. Hajto
  • H.-J. Gabius

Abstract

The preceding contribution emphasized the role of a plant lectin, the ß-galactoside-specific lectin from mistletoe in mediation of immunomodulatory effects in the rabbit.

Keywords

Interferon Galactose 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Vehmeyer
    • 1
  • T. Hajto
    • 2
  • H.-J. Gabius
    • 3
  1. 1.Abt. Hämatologie-OnkologieMedizinische Universitätsklinik GöttingenGermany
  2. 2.Verein für KrebsforschungArlesheimSchweiz
  3. 3.Max-Planck-Institut für experimentelle Medizin Abt. ChemieGöttingenGermany

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