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Daucus carrota : Carrot

Molecular structure of

Daucus carrota

Lecster ID:195 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Carrot
Species:Daucus carrota
Common Nomenclature:
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Dau.Car.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:An extract of D. carrota induces agglutination of most serotypes of S. mutans but not of S. salivarius or S. mitis. If added to a suspension of mixed bacteria, a piece of D. carrota may selectively adsorb S. mutans while S. salivarius and S. mitis only are affected to a minor degree. See also: Caries Res. 1982;16(6):423-7 Daucus carrota lectin found in prepared food (canned carrot) was found to be autoclave resistant. See: Appl Environ Microbiol 1981 (41) 880-888
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Source Tissue:
References:Adv Exp Med Biol 1978;107:327-33 Caries Res. 1982;16(6):423-7

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