Lectins, agglutinins, and their roles in autoimmune reactivities

Lectins, agglutinins, and their roles in autoimmune reactivities

Lectins are carbohydrate-binding proteins present throughout nature that act as agglutinins. Approximately 30% of our food contains lectins, some of which may be resistant enough to digestion to enter the circulation. Because of their binding properties, lectins can...