2. The Roles of Carbohydrate Binding in Cell Adhesion and Inflammation

  1. Binghe Wang2 and
  2. Geert-Jan Boons3
  1. Ken Kitajima and
  2. Chihiro Sato

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118017586.ch2

Carbohydrate Recognition: Biological Problems, Methods, and Applications

Carbohydrate Recognition: Biological Problems, Methods, and Applications

How to Cite

Kitajima, K. and Sato, C. (2011) The Roles of Carbohydrate Binding in Cell Adhesion and Inflammation, in Carbohydrate Recognition: Biological Problems, Methods, and Applications (eds B. Wang and G.-J. Boons), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118017586.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry and Center for Biotechnology and Drug Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  2. 3

    University of Georgia, USA

Author Information

  1. Bioscience and Biotechnology Center, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Drug Discovery and Development

Book Series Editors:

  1. Binghe Wang

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Center for Biotechnology and Drug Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470592076

Online ISBN: 9781118017586

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Keywords:

  • carbohydrate binding, cell adhesion and inflammation - cell sorting, differential cell adhesion mechanisms;
  • carbohydrate-mediated binding - in tight adhesion at morula compaction;
  • carbohydrate recognition in cell adhesion of innate immune system - inflammation, local cell reaction to tissue injury

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cell Adhesion and Regeneration of Marine Sponges

  • Carbohydrate-Mediated Binding in Tight Adhesion at Morula Compaction

  • Carbohydrate-Mediated Binding in Cell Adhesion and Migration at Gastrulation

  • Carbohydrate Recognition in Cell Adhesion of the Innate Immune System and Inflammation

  • Carbohydrate Recognition in Circulation and Homing of Lymphocytes

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • References