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Vicia sativa : Tare vetch

Molecular structure of
Tare vetch:

Vicia sativa

Lecster ID:647 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Tare vetch
Species:Vicia sativa
Common Nomenclature:
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Vic.Sat.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:
Biological Activity:This lectin agglutinates horse, rabbit and human erythrocytes, with no specificity for human blood groups, but does not agglutinate calf and sheep erythrocytes.
Source Tissue:
Inhibitors:The agglutinating activity is inhibited by mono-, di-, and trisaccharides with a pyranosyl residue whose free hydroxyl group in position 4 has the configuration of glucose, and by fructose. The lectin has mitogenic activity on human peripheral blood lymp
References:Biochim Biophys Acta 1979 Mar 27;577(1):71-81

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