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Vicia unijuga :

Molecular structure of

Vicia unijuga

Lecster ID:648 Edit Entry
Source Organism:
Species:Vicia unijuga
Common Nomenclature:VUA
Index Nomenclature:LECp.Vic.Unj.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:Lectin derived from the leaves posesses anti blood group N activity (Int J Biochem 1990;22(1):43-52)
Biological Activity:This lectin agglutinated human N and MN erythrocytes, but did not agglutinate M erythrocytes.
Source Tissue:
Inhibitors:Hemagglutination of the lectin was inhibited by glycophorin AN and N-active sialoglycopeptide released from human N erythrocytes by treatment with Pronase or trypsin. However, it was not inhibited by any of mono- and di-saccharides, ABH-active glycoprote
References:Int J Biochem 1992 May;24(5):769-76

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