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Gallus gallus :
Chicken Thymic Electrolectin (CTE)

Molecular structure of
:Chicken Thymic Electrolectin (CTE)

Gallus gallus

Lecster ID:246 Edit Entry
Source Organism:
Species:Gallus gallus
Common Nomenclature:Chicken Thymic Electrolectin (CTE)
Class:S-lectin or galectin
Index Nomenclature:GLTa.Gal.Gal..xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:CTE cross-reacts immunologically, but is not identical, with electrolectins from electric-eel electric organ and from chick-embryo pectoral muscle.
Biological Activity:CTE agglutinates chicken thymocytes but does not appear to promote their mitosis.
Source Tissue:
Specificity:beta-galactoside sugars
References:Biochem J. 1985 Mar 1;226(2):379-84.

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