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|Giardia lambia Surface lectin : |
Molecular structure of
Giardia lambia Surface lectin
|Lecster ID:250|| Edit Entry |
|Species:||Giardia lambia Surface lectin|
| Common Nomenclature:||Taglin|
|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.|
|References:||Biochemistry 1987 Dec 29;26(26):8669-75 Infect Immun. 1986 Feb;51(2):661-7|
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