Stains & molecular markers
Lectins


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PubMed Search: Lectin[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Lectins. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainslectins.html. Accessed September 28th, 2020.
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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