Jun 1, 1976

Anti-B activity of a lectin coexistent with blood group H-like substance in seeds of Euonymus sieboldiana

Journal of Immunogenetics
S Yamamoto

Abstract

Euonymus Sieboldiana seeds possess a lectin for human erythrocytes with anti-B specificity. Lectin fractions with strong agglutinating activity were separated by ammonium sulphate precipitation from blood group H-like substance, which is coexistent in the same seeds. The lectin has properties resembling a complete agglutinin, being non-dialysable, inactivated by heat treatment at 70 degrees C and specific for D-galactoside.

Mentioned in this Paper

Anhydrous lactose
Euonymus
Blood Group H Type 1 Antigen
Process of Absorption
Isoantibodies
Galactose
Blood group antibody B
Lectin Activity
Specimen Type - Erythrocytes
Agglutinins

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