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Bufo arenarum : Toad

Molecular structure of

Bufo arenarum

Lecster ID:102 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Toad
Species:Bufo arenarum
Common Nomenclature:
Class:S-lectin or galectin
Index Nomenclature:LECa.Buf.Are.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:Bufo Arenarum lectin is a 14.5 KDa homodimer showing the pea-lectin fold. The 22 strand beta sheet sandwich structure of the dimer have two carbohydrate binding regions placed in opposite ends.
Biological Activity:Unlike the X. laevis galectin, the binding activity of the B. arenarum galectin for N-acetyllactosamine, the human blood group A tetrasaccharide.
Source Tissue:
References:J Biol Chem 1996 Dec 20;271(51):33083-94

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