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  • Flexible neck in cell-receptor DC-SIGN targets more pathogens

    New findings from a research team led by University of Illinois chemist Deborah Leckband show that flexibility in the region near the binding sites of DC-SIGN plays a significant role in pathogen targeting and binding.

    New findings from a research team led by University of Illinois chemist Deborah Leckband show that flexibility in the region near the binding sites of DC-SIGN plays a significant role in pathogen targeting and binding.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Deborah Leckband, call 217-244-0793; e-mail leckband@illinois.edu