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Oryza sativa : Rice

Molecular structure of

Oryza sativa

Lecster ID:476 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Rice
Species:Oryza sativa
Common Nomenclature:OSA
Class:Chitin binding lectins
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Ory.Sat.see.Hch1
Characterization Notes:For characterization of lectin in rice bran, see: J Biochem (Tokyo) 1979 Nov;86(5):1451-61 For effect of physical and chemical modifications on molecular and agglutinating properties of rice lectin, See: Indian J Biochem Biophys. 1984 Apr;21(2):137-8 For reactivity of rice bran lectin for human erythrocytes, see: Yakugaku Zasshi. 1981 Jan;101(1):78-81.
Biological Activity:Rice lectin agglutinates human and rabbit erythrocytes. See: J Biochemistry 1979 (86); 145-1461 The lectin is mitogenic against mouse spelnic lymphocytes and human periferal lymphocytes. See: Canad J Biochem Cell Biol 1984 (62);1027-1032
Source Tissue:Seeds
References:Arch Biochem Biophys. 1987 Nov 15;259(1):79-88. Carbohydr Res. 1986 Feb 1;146(2):205-17.

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