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Udotea petiolata : Algae

Molecular structure of

Udotea petiolata

Lecster ID:630 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Algae
Species:Udotea petiolata
Common Nomenclature:
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Udo.Pet.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:The Udotea lectin displays a strong mitogenic effect on human lymphocytes, especially T-cells.
Biological Activity:It agglutinates normal, neuraminidase and protease-treated erythrocytes from humans irrespectively of the blood group (A, B and O) and animal erythrocytes.
Source Tissue:
Specificity:Useful for identification of N- and O-linked glycans rich in poly-N-acetyllactosamine.
References:Behring Inst Mitt 1992 Apr;(91):67-77

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