LECTIN CHARACTERIZATION FOR AVOCADO

Species Name:
Persea americana

Common nomenclature:
PAA

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Index nomenclature:
LECp.Per.Ame.xx.Xxxx

Characterization notes:
The agglutinin partially inhibited the mitogenesis of lymphocytes when the cells were treated with concanavalin A, or with bacterial lipopolysaccharide. Persea lectin was found to be autoclave resistant. See: Appl Environ Microbiol 1981 (41) 880-888 and Adv Exp Med Biol 1978 (107); 639-647

Biological activity:
Perseau americana agglutinin is not blood group specific.

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References:
Carbohydr Res 1980 Jan 15;78(2):349-63


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