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Bryonia dioica : White bryony
BDA



Molecular structure of
White bryony:BDA

Bryonia dioica



Lecster ID:101 Edit Entry
Source Organism:White bryony
Species:Bryonia dioica
Common Nomenclature:BDA
Class:
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Bry.Dio.tu.Hga1
Characterization Notes:Bryonia lectin is structurally related to the lectins from Momordica charantia and Marah macrocarpus. See: Phytochemistry 1987 (26); 909-912
Biological Activity:DBA agglutinates rabbit and human erythrocytes. A,B,AB and O erythrocytes are agglutinated equally well. See: Planta 1984 (160);222-228
Source Tissue:Tubers and other vegetative tissues, but not from seeds. In root stocks the lectin represents 0.4% of the total protein. See: Planta 1984 (160);222-228
Specificity:GalNAc(>Lac>melibiose)
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