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GNA is a plant lectin derived from Galanthus nivalis, commonly known as 'Snowdrops' (see picture below). Lectin is a protein ... researching the nutritive values of plant lectins and genetically modified (GM) foods ('Interview with Arpad Pusztai',2000). ... Galanthus nivalis is the plant from which Dr. Pusztai obtained GNA (Picture courtesy of A. Steinbergs).. ... His area of specialization has been research on the effect of dietary lectins on the gastrointestinal tract (BioScience ...
  http://www.bio.davidson.edu/people/kabernd/seminar/2004/GMbios/CW.html
*  Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) - Erma's Nutrition Center
Various jackfruit plant parts, including the bark, wood, leaves, fruit, and seeds, may exhibit a broad spectrum of ... Jackfruit lectin: properties of mitogenicity and the inhibition of herpesvirus infection. Jpn.J Infect.Dis 2000;53(4):156-161. ... Various jackfruit plant parts, including the bark, wood, leaves, fruit, and seeds, may exhibit a broad spectrum of ... Mitogenic activity of new lectins from seeds of wild Artocarpus species from Vietnam. C.R.Acad.Sci III 1996;319(5):405-409. ...
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*  Molecules | Free Full-Text | Insights into Animal and Plant Lectins with Antimicrobial Activities
... animals and plants. Lectins from plants and animals are commonly used in direct defense against pathogens and in immune ... This review focuses on sources of animal and plant lectins, describing their functional classification and tridimensional ... In summary, this work focuses on structural-functional elucidation of diverse lectin groups, shedding some light on host- ... Lectins are multivalent proteins with the ability to recognize and bind diverse carbohydrate structures. The glyco -binding and ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/20/1/519
*  How a Plant Lectin Recognizes High Mannose Oligosaccharides | Plant Physiology
How a Plant Lectin Recognizes High Mannose Oligosaccharides Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a message from Plant ... They include the legume lectins Lathyrus ochrus lectin, concanavalin A (con A) and Pterocarpus angolensis seed lectin (PAL; ... How a Plant Lectin Recognizes High Mannose Oligosaccharides. Abel Garcia-Pino, Lieven Buts, Lode Wyns, Anne Imberty, Remy Loris ... How a Plant Lectin Recognizes High Mannose Oligosaccharides. Abel Garcia-Pino, Lieven Buts, Lode Wyns, Anne Imberty, Remy Loris ...
  http://www.plantphysiol.org/content/144/4/1733.full
*  Plant Lectins and possible link to autoimmune disease. - Ulcerative Colitis - HealingWell.com Forum
HealingWell.com Forum , Diseases & Conditions , Ulcerative Colitis , Plant Lectins and possible link to autoimmune disease. ... I found which could be why the SCD works for people with colitis and it's link to little understood proteins called lectins. He ...
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*  Isolation of a novel plant lectin with an unusual specificity from Calystegia sepium
Mitogenicity tests have shown that the Calystegia lectin is a powerful T-cell mitogen. Affinity purification of human, plant ... Abstract: A novel plant lectin has been isolated from the rhizomes of Calystegia sepium (hedge bindweed) and partially ... Isolation of a novel plant lectin with an unusual specificity from Calystegia sepium ... "Isolation of a novel plant lectin with an unusual specificity from Calystegia sepium." Glycoconjugate Journal 14(2): 259-265. , ...
  https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/handle/2027.42/45715
*  IJMS | Free Full-Text | Plant Lectins and Lectin Receptor-Like Kinases: How Do They Sense the Outside?
At the cell surface; lectins are present both as soluble proteins (LecPs) and as chimeric proteins: lectins are then the ... Lectins are fundamental to plant life and have important roles in cell-to-cell communication; development and defence ... Keywords: lectin; lectin receptor-like kinase; carbohydrate; cell wall; signalling; plant development; plant pathology lectin; ... "Plant Lectins and Lectin Receptor-Like Kinases: How Do They Sense the Outside?" Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18, no. 6: 1164. ...
  https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/18/6/1164
*  Antiviral Plant Lectins Treat Lethal Viruses
Plants with greater levels of these antiviral lectins are revealed. ... New research exposes the ability of nature's plant lectins from certain plants to treat a variety of virus infections including ... The researchers studied known plant lectins from 33 different plants. The researchers utilized Vero E6 cells to determine the ... Here are the plants whose lectins that were antiviral but not against both viruses:. *Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum multiflorum) ...
  https://www.realnatural.org/antiviral-plant-lectins-viruses/
*  Expression of functional plant lectins in heterologous systems - Durham e-Theses
Functional recombinant plant lectins GNA and PHA (Phaseolus vulgaris agglutinin) were expressed in Pichia pastoris using native ... Raemaekers, Romaan J.M. (2000) Expression of functional plant lectins in heterologous systems. Doctoral thesis, Durham ... The mannose-binding lectin from snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis agglutinin; GNA) was produced in Escherichia coli and purified as a ... In the latter case, removal of the Glu-Ala repeats was itself inefficient leading to recombinant lectins with heterogenous N- ...
  http://etheses.dur.ac.uk/4621/
*  British Library EThOS: Structural characterisation and analysis of two plant lectins : Scilla campanulata fetuin-binding...
Structural characterisation and analysis of two plant lectins : Scilla campanulata fetuin-binding protein (2.8AÌŠ), a novel two ... member of the monocot mannose-binding superfamily & the legume lectin Lens culinaris in multiple crystal forms and in co ...
  http://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.439054
*  Effect of plant lectins on the host-finding behaviour of Radopholus similis » Brill Online
Six plant lectins belonging to five different lectin families and a banana thaumatin-like protein (BanTLP) were included in the ... In contrast, Galanthus nivalis agglutinin (GNA) reduced orientated movement of R. similis towards plant roots. Subsequently, ... The other lectins in the experiment had variable effects on secretion. ... for other lectins and 3% for the control treatment. A 0.05% concentration of PHA still reduced the motility of R. similis ...
  http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/156854103767139699
*  Why You Should Stop Eating Plant Lectins (Or At Least Reduce Them)
... why certain lectins are bad and how they are causing disease. ... A comprehensive look at plant lectins and the effect they have ... What is the purpose of plant lectins?. Plant lectins appear to have a dual purpose. First, a seed stores up lectins until it ... ketosisleaky gut syndromelectin freelectinslupusmultiple sclerosisobesitypaleopaleo autoimmuneplant lectinsplant paradoxplant ... What is a plant lectin?. A guy named Stillmark discovered plant lectins in 1888. He observed that a protein extracted from a ...
  https://lectinfreemama.com/2017/08/11/stop-eating-plant-lectins/
*  Structural Comparison of the Ricin-type Lectin in the Plant Toxin Ricin and Xylanase | Biochemical Society Transactions
Structural Comparison of the Ricin-type Lectin in the Plant Toxin Ricin and Xylanase. Z. Fujimoto, Atsushi Kuno, Satoshi Kaneko ... Structural Comparison of the Ricin-type Lectin in the Plant Toxin Ricin and Xylanase ... Structural Comparison of the Ricin-type Lectin in the Plant Toxin Ricin and Xylanase ... Structural Comparison of the Ricin-type Lectin in the Plant Toxin Ricin and Xylanase ...
  http://www.biochemsoctrans.org/content/28/5/A417.1
*  Carbohydrate-binding sequences of the lectin genes in leguminous plants from the Galegeae and Hedysareae Tribes, Russian...
"Carbohydrate-binding sequences of the lectin genes in leguminous plants from the Galegeae and Hedysareae Tribes, Russian ... Plant lectins: the ties that bind in root symbiosis and plant defence ... Carbohydrate-binding sequences of the lectin genes in leguminous plants from the Galegeae and Hedysareae Tribes. Chubukova, O. ... Carbohydrate-binding sequences of the lectin genes in leguminous plants from the Galegeae and... Chubukova, O.; Baymiev, An.; ...
  https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/springer_journal/carbohydrate-binding-sequences-of-the-lectin-genes-in-leguminous-INp2BVq6Vk
*  Jacalin - Wikipedia
Jacalin is a plant based lectin, but not a legume lectin, found in jackfruit. It has been studied for capturing O-glycoproteins ... Jacalin belongs to a family of galactose-binding lectins containing the Jacalin-like lectin domain and it has a tetrameric two- ... The lectin is blood group non-specific after neuraminidase treatment and agglutinates human erythrocytes at a concentration of ... The relative affinities of the lectin for galactose derivatives, as well as the structural basis of its T-antigen specificity, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacalin
*  Wiley: The Sugar Code: Fundamentals of Glycosciences - Hans-Joachim Gabius
Plant Lectins (R diger, Gabius). Animal and Human Lectins (Gabius). Routes in Lectin Evolution: Case Study on the C-Type Lectin ... Ca2+: Mastermind and Active Player for Lectin Activity (Including a Gallery of Lectin Folds) (Gabius). Bacterial and Viral ... Platelet Glycoproteins as Lectins in Hematology (Hoffmeister, Falet). Neurobiology meets Glycosciences (Ledeen, Wu). COMPANION ... How to Determine Specificity: From Lectin Profiling to Glycan Mapping and Arrays (Tateno, Kuno, Hirabayashi). The History of ...
  http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-352732089X.html
*  Isolation, characterization and molecular cloning of a leaf-specific lectin from ramsons (Allium ursinum L.)., Plant Molecular...
Plant Molecular Biology" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic ... characterization and molecular cloning of a leaf-specific lectin from ramsons (Allium ursinum L.)., ... Life Sciences; Biochemistry, general; Plant Sciences; Plant Pathology. ISSN. 0167-4412. eISSN. 1573-5028. D.O.I.. 10.1023/A: ... The major tuber storage protein of Araceae species is a lectin. Characterization and molecular cloning of the lectin from Arum ...
  https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/springer_journal/isolation-characterization-and-molecular-cloning-of-a-leaf-specific-vSoPe4UF1g
*  ARCHIVES OF INSECT BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Plant-insect interactions: what can we learn from plant lectins? Katrien Michiels (UGent) , Els Van Damme (UGent) and Guy ...
  https://biblio.ugent.be/publication?q=parent+exact+%22ARCHIVES+OF+INSECT+BIOCHEMISTRY+AND+PHYSIOLOGY%22
*  Helianthus tuberosus agglutinin directly induces neutrophil migration, which can be modulated/inhibited by resident mast cells.
0/Helianthus tuberosus lectin; 0/Plant Lectins From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine ... in vitro assays showed that this lectin also induced neutrophil chemotaxis, an effect inhibited by the incubation of lectin ... Lectin from H. tuberosus has a direct neutrophil chemotatic effect that is modulated by mast cells.. ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Helianthus-tuberosus-agglutinin-directly-induces/16234855.html
*  A rapid and effective method for purification of a heat-resistant lectin from potato ( Solanum tuberosum) tubers | Springer for...
The potato lectin has been identified to consist of two chitin-binding modules, each containing twin hevein domains. Based on ... Chrispeels, M.-J., Raikhel, N.-V.: Lectins, lectin genes, and their role in plant defense. Plant Cell. 3, 1-9 (1991)CrossRef ... Giacomet, J.: Plant lectins in cancer prevention and treatment. Med. Fluminensis. 51(2), 11-229 (2015)Google Scholar ... Thakur, N., Sharma, N.: Plant lectin as defense proteins. Biotech. Today. 5(1), 25-27 (2015)CrossRefGoogle Scholar ...
  https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10719-018-9836-5
*  Structures of a legume lectin complexed with the human lactotransferrin N2 fragment, and with an isolated biantennary...
Legume lectins serve as mediators for the symbiotic interactions between plants and nitrogen-fixing microorganisms, an ... Lectins from the Viciae tribe have a high affinity for the fucosylated biantennary N-acetyllactosamine-type glycans which are ... Our structure shows a large complementary surface area between the oligosaccharide and the lectin, in contrast with the ... While the structures of several lectins complexed with incomplete oligosaccharides have been solved, no previous structure has ...
  https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Structures-of-a-legume-lectin-complexed-with-the-N2-Bourne-Mazurier/ab70703b3c4615293db612e0aa3d8fab6d7f50a1
*  Rhizobial and Mycorrhizal Symbioses in Lotus japonicus Require Lectin Nucleotide Phosphohydrolase, Which Acts Upstream of...
26 cells from 10 plants), whereas a clear response was seen with wild-type plants and the empty vector control plants (Fig. 6 ... loti (C). D to F, 5′D LNP antisense root hair cells of uninoculated plants (D), plants treated with 10 nm Nod factor (E), and ... No nodules formed on the 5′D, 5′R, or 3′O plants (Table I); in comparison, the wild type and the vector control plants formed ... Your Name) has sent you a message from Plant Physiology Message Body (Your Name) thought you would like to see the Plant ...
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*  HIV Fusion Inhibitors Summary Report | CureHunter
... several other related mannose-specific plant lectins, and the monoclonal antibody 2G12, modestly resistant to the mannose- ... 09/04/2012 - "Griffithsin (GRFT) is a lectin that has been shown to inhibit HIV infection by binding to high mannose glycan ...
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