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What does MBL stand for?

MBL stands for Mannose-Binding Lectin


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Masters in Business and Knowledge Management (degree)
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Multi Button Key Set (ISDN)
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Macquarie Bank Limited
Main Battle Line
Main Bitline (computer memory)
Manistee, MI, USA - Manistee Blacker Airport (Airport Code)
Marine Biological Laboratory
Marine Boundary Layer
Married But Looking
Massachusetts Bay Lines
Master Bill of Lading (shipping/logistics)
Master of Business Leadership (various locations)
Maximum Branching Level
Maximum Broken Load
Mean Burst Location (artillery; US DoD)
Medical & Biological Laboratories (Japan)

Samples in periodicals archive:
Those who logon to Foldit to take on the DLT puzzle will start with the structure of the Mannose-Binding Lectin and create designs that increase the number and strength of protein-sugar interactions.
Researchers from Washington University, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, report a new finding that a part of the immune system called mannose-binding lectin (MBL) is involved in targeting dengue viruses for destruction.
We focused on 8 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in 2 candidate genes important in the innate immune response to influenza infection and for which national prevalence estimates were available: the gene for tumor necrosis factor superfamily, member 2 (official symbol TNF) and the mannose-binding lectin gene (official symbol MBL2).
Human mannose-binding lectin and L-ficolin function as specific pattern recognition proteins in the lectin activation pathway of complement.
One such component is a defect in mannose-binding lectin MBL.
Food and Drug Administration has completed its review of the company's Investigational New Drug (IND) application for the use of recombinant human Mannose-Binding Lectin (rhMBL) for the prevention and treatment of severe infections in patients with low levels of MBL undergoing liver transplant treatment.
If you have this protein, called mannose-binding lectin, you have a genetic predisposition for Candida.
The HerpesDX test reports on the presence or absence of specific mutations in the mannose-binding lectin (MBL) gene, which has an important role in the immune response to infection.

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