Table 2: Receptors that recognise Aspergillus  species.

Receptor typeReceptor familyReceptor Ligand

SolubleLong pentraxinPentraxin-3Galactomannan
C-type lectin/collectinSurfactant protein AUnknown
C-type lectin/collectinSurfactant protein Dβ-1,6-glucan
C-type lectin/serum collectinMannose-binding lectinMannose

Cell surfaceToll-like receptorTLR2Chitin
Toll-like receptorTLR4Unknown
Toll-like receptor TLR9 Unmethylated
C-type lectinDC-SIGNUnknown
LectinMannose receptorMannose
Phagocytic receptorDectin-1β-1,3-glucan