Chapter 8. C-type Lectins on Dendritic Cells: Antigen Receptors and Modulators of Immune Responses

  1. PD. Dr. Manfred B. Lutz1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Romani2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinkasserer1
  1. Yvette Van Kooyk and
  2. Teunis B. H. Geijtenbeek

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch8

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

How to Cite

Van Kooyk, Y. and Geijtenbeek, T. B. H. (2006) C-type Lectins on Dendritic Cells: Antigen Receptors and Modulators of Immune Responses, in Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies (eds M. B. Lutz, N. Romani and A. Steinkasserer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Erlangen, Hartmannstr. 14, 91052 Erlangen, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Dermatology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311095

Online ISBN: 9783527619696

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Keywords:

  • C-type lectins;
  • immune responses;
  • antigen;
  • homeostatic control;
  • pathogen recognition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • DCs and Antigen Recognition Receptors

  • CLRs as Antigen Receptors for Homeostatic Control

  • CLRs as Adhesion Receptors

  • CLRs as Pathogen Receptors

  • Glycan Modifications and Pathogen Recognition by DCs

  • CLRs as Signaling Receptors

  • CLRs and Recognition of Cancer

  • Concluding Remarks