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Heterometrus granulomanus : Scorpion

Molecular structure of

Heterometrus granulomanus

Lecster ID:277 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Scorpion
Species:Heterometrus granulomanus
Common Nomenclature:
Index Nomenclature:LECi.Het.gra.xx.Xsi1
Characterization Notes:The lectin is in the hemolymph, and shows specificity for sialic acid like many other sialic acid-specific lectins such as "Limulin", as the agglutination of erythrocytes was completely abolished by treatment with Vibrio cholerae neuraminidase.
Biological Activity:agglutinates human and animal erythrocytes
Source Tissue:
Specificity:Sialic acid
References:Dev Comp Immunol 1986 Summer;10(3):295-304

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