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Saraca indica : Asoka tree

Molecular structure of
Asoka tree:

Saraca indica

Lecster ID:582 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Asoka tree
Species:Saraca indica
Common Nomenclature:
Class:Legum lectin
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Sar.Ind.se.Hcu1
Characterization Notes:
Biological Activity:The lectin agglutinates all human erythrocytes as well as chicken, goat, rabbit and duck red blood cells, and Ehrlich ascites cells. See: Phytochemistry 1995 (40); 643-649
Source Tissue:Seed
Specificity:Complex (unknown)
Inhibitors:In hemagglutination studies, porcine thyroglobulin which contains at least two N-linked complex type oligosaccharides was founf to be the best inhibitor of the lectin.

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