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Amaranthus cruentus : Red amaranth, purple amaranth

Molecular structure of
Red amaranth, purple amaranth:

Amaranthus cruentus

Lecster ID:47 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Red amaranth, purple amaranth
Species:Amaranthus cruentus
Common Nomenclature:
Class:Amaranthin group
Characterization Notes:The lectin is immunologically identical to the lectin from A. caudatus. The lectin is known to resist in vivo proteolysis and to affect the gastrointestinal mucosa of rats. See: Lect. Biol. Biochem. Clin. Biochem. 1988 (6) 125-132
Biological Activity:The Amaranthus lectin agglutinates human ABO and sheep, goat, rat rabbit and guinea pig erythrocytes. See: J. Food Sci. 1988 (53); 1412-1417
Source Tissue:
References:Lect. Biol. Biochem. Clin. Biochem. 1988 (6) 125-132

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