Stains
Lectins

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 3 November 2015, last major update June 2005

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PubMed Search: Lectin[title]

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Definition / General
Cite this page: Lectins. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainslectins.html. Accessed December 3rd, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Plant derived proteins that bind specifically to carbohydrate groups acting as lectin receptors
  • Ulex europeaus lectin combines with H antigen that corresponds to O blood group