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Giardia lambia Surface lectin :

Molecular structure of

Giardia lambia Surface lectin

Lecster ID:250 Edit Entry
Source Organism:
Species:Giardia lambia Surface lectin
Common Nomenclature:Taglin
Index Nomenclature:LECu.Gia.Lam.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:This lectin is specifically activated in vitro by a host protease, trypsin, which is secreted in vivo at the site of infection. The activated lectin agglutinates cells to which the parasite adheres in vivo and binds specifically to isolated brush border membranes of these cells.
Biological Activity:
Source Tissue:
Specificity:mannose 6-phosphate
References:Biochemistry 1987 Dec 29;26(26):8669-75 Infect Immun. 1986 Feb;51(2):661-7

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