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Lactuca scariole : Prickly lettuce
PLA-I, PLA-II



Molecular structure of
Prickly lettuce:PLA-I, PLA-II

Lactuca scariole



Lecster ID:392 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Prickly lettuce
Species:Lactuca scariole
Common Nomenclature:PLA-I, PLA-II
Class:
Index Nomenclature:LECa.Lac.Sca.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:
Biological Activity:The prickly lettuce agglutinin (PLA) agglutinates erythrocytes of the mouse and rat, and binds to, but does not agglutinate erythrocytes of other species.
Source Tissue:
Specificity:The receptor for PLA has not been elucidated but may involve, in part, sialic acid residues.
Inhibitors:
References:Int Arch Allergy Appl Immunol 1980;61(1):32-9 Int Arch Allergy Appl Immunol 1981;65(4):445-50





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