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|Galanthus nivalis : Snowdrop|
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|Characterization Notes:||The lectin of the famous Pusztai controversy. Diets containing genetically modified (GM) potatoes expressing the lectin Galanthus nivalis agglutinin (GNA) had variable effects on different parts of the rat gastrointestinal tract. Some effects, such as the proliferation of the gastric mucosa, were mainly due to the expression of the GNA transgene. See: Lancet 1999 Oct 16;354(9187):1353-4|
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