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Moluccella laevis :
Bells of ireland

Molecular structure of
:Bells of ireland

Moluccella laevis

Lecster ID:444 Edit Entry
Source Organism:
Species:Moluccella laevis
Common Nomenclature:Bells of ireland
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Mol.Lev.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:
Biological Activity:
Source Tissue:
Specificity:The binding activity of the lectin was highest for glycosphingolipids with terminal alpha-linked N-acetylgalactosamine, both in linear structures, as the Forssman antigen glycosphingolipid, GalNAc alpha 3GalNAc beta 3Gal alpha 4Glc beta 1Cer, and in branched structures, as glycosphingolipids with the blood group A determinant, GalNAc alpha 3(Fuc alpha 2)Gal beta.
References:Glycoconj J 1994 Oct;11(5):418-23

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