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Lontonis bainesii : Tropical lotonis

Molecular structure of
Tropical lotonis:

Lontonis bainesii

Lecster ID:413 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Tropical lotonis
Species:Lontonis bainesii
Common Nomenclature:
Class:Legum lectins
Characterization Notes:The Lontonis lectin may be involved in the recognition of symbiotic bacteria. See: 2) Plant Physiol 1984 (74); 779-785
Biological Activity:Both the seed and root lectin agglutinate rabbit erythrocytes. See: Plant Physiol 1984 (74); 773-778
Source Tissue:Root and seeds
Specificity:Both root and seed lectins are specific for Gal.
Inhibitors:The hemagglutination of the root lectin is preferentially inhibited by disaccharides containing terminal non-reducing galactose residues.

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