"Mannose-Binding Lectin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A specific mannose-binding member of the collectin family of lectins. It binds to carbohydrate groups on invading pathogens and plays a key role in the MANNOSE-BINDING LECTIN COMPLEMENT PATHWAY.
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