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Cicer arietinum : Chick pea

Molecular structure of
Chick pea:CAA

Cicer arietinum

Lecster ID:134 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Chick pea
Species:Cicer arietinum
Common Nomenclature:CAA
Characterization Notes:
Biological Activity:The lectin is probably nonmitogenic against human lymphocytes. Papainized human erythrocytes of the different ABO groups were agglutinated equally well by the Cicer lectin, whereas untreated cells reacted weakly and only in the presence of bovine serum albumin.
Source Tissue:Seed
Inhibitors:Simple sugars did not inhibit the agglutination, but some glycoproteins did inhibit.
References:Hoppe Seylers Z Physiol Chem 1983 Jun;364(6):655-64

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