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Clupea harengus : Atlantic herring




Molecular structure of
Atlantic herring:

Clupea harengus



Lecster ID:148 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Atlantic herring
Species:Clupea harengus
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Index Nomenclature:LECa.Clu.Har.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:The antifreeze protein of Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus harengus) is homologous to the C-type lectins. Like these lectins, antifreeze proteins recognize non-self but their particular targets are ice crystals instead of pathogens and their role is to stop ice crystal growth.
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