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Phaseolus vulgaris : Navy bean

Molecular structure of
Navy bean:

Phaseolus vulgaris

Lecster ID:517 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Navy bean
Species:Phaseolus vulgaris
Common Nomenclature:
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Pha.Vul.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:Phytohemagglutinin resists mild cooking in the whole bean, surviving temperatures of 70 degrees C for up to 4 hours with no loss of activity and retaining some activity even after 90 degress C for 3 hours. Beans that were presoaked overnight before cooking lost all activity after 10 minutes at 100 degrees C. But if they were boiled without this pre-soaking, some activity remained after 45 minutes. See: J Food Sci Agric 1982 (33); 1324-1326
Biological Activity:
Source Tissue:
References:Am J Clin Nutr. 1980 Nov;33(11):2338-45.

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