collectin
Family of collagenous lectins believed to play an important part in first-line defence by binding to viruses and by opsonizing yeasts and bacteria. Contain a collagen-like region and a C-type lectin domain. Pulmonary surfactant proteins A and D (SP-A, SP-D), CL-43, serum mannan-binding protein (MBP), and conglutinin are all members of the family. Complement C1q is structurally related to the family.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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