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Genypterus blacodes : Pink cusk-eel

Molecular structure of
Pink cusk-eel:

Genypterus blacodes

Lecster ID:248 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Pink cusk-eel
Species:Genypterus blacodes
Common Nomenclature:
Index Nomenclature:LECi.Epi.Tre.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:A lectin was isolated from the external mucus of fish, Genypterus blacodes. This is the first lectin isolated from fish.
Biological Activity:The lectin agglutinated mouse, rabbit and human erythrocytes at a concentration of 15.6 micrograms/ml.
Source Tissue:
Inhibitors:An inhibition test revealed that the lectin was strongly inhibited by N-acetyl-glucosamine, mucin and orosomucoid.
References:J Pharmacobiodyn 1984 Sep;7(9):614-23

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