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Lycoris aurea :

Molecular structure of

Lycoris aurea

Lecster ID:419 Edit Entry
Source Organism:
Species:Lycoris aurea
Common Nomenclature:
Class:Monocot mannose-binding lectins
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Lyc.Aur.bu.Hma1
Characterization Notes:This lectin shows sequence homology to Galanthus lectin.
Biological Activity:Lycoris lectin agglutinates rabbit erythrocytes but not human. See Plant Cell Physiol 1993 (34); 1267-1274
Source Tissue:Bulb
Specificity:Man (alpha(1,6)-linked and alpha (1,3)-linked mannans)
Inhibitors:The agglutination of Lycoris lectin can be inhibited by various glycoproteins such as ovalbumin, ovomucoid, fetuin and thyroglobulin.
References:Plant Cell Physiol 1993 (34); 1267-1274

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