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Revised: 6 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2015,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Lectin[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Lectins. website. Accessed October 21st, 2019.
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
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