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Phaseolus vulgaris : Tora bean

Molecular structure of
Tora bean:

Phaseolus vulgaris

Lecster ID:515 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Tora bean
Species:Phaseolus vulgaris
Common Nomenclature:
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Pha.Vul.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:
Biological Activity:The lectin reacts with various glycoproteins, i.e., blood group substances, human parotid salivary glycoprotein, fetuin, and bovine submaxillary mucin. See: J Biochem (Tokyo) 1980 Feb;87(2):407-16
Source Tissue:
Inhibitors:Inhibition tests using the glycopeptide fragment from fetuin and some oligosaccharides, as well as the binding test with 14C-N-acetyl-lactosamine suggest that the sequence of D-galactose, N-acetyl-D-glucosamine, and D-mannose residues in the carbohydrate
References:Am J Clin Nutr. 1980 Nov;33(11):2338-45.

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