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Phaseolus coccineus : Scarlet runner bean
PCA



Molecular structure of
Scarlet runner bean:PCA

Phaseolus coccineus



Lecster ID:507 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Scarlet runner bean
Species:Phaseolus coccineus
Common Nomenclature:PCA
Class:Legume lectin
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Pha.Coc.se.Hcu1 (PCA) LECp.Pha.Coc.se.Hcu2
Characterization Notes:For characterization of lectin in Phaseolus acutifolius var. Latifolius see: Prep Biochem 1987;17(4):379-96
Biological Activity:Strong hemagglutinating anti-A1 activity, although it will aggltuinate all ABO blood types at an appropriate concentration. See Biochim et Biophys Acta 1974 (359);320-333 The lectin stimulates human lymphocytes.
Source Tissue:
Specificity:Complex (unknown)
Inhibitors:The mitogenic effect can apparently be inhibioted by alpha-D-mannopyranoside
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