Wheat Germ Agglutinin & Blood Groups

Pete bss3pk at surrey.ac.uk
Wed Nov 13 08:01:46 EST 1996


A S Louka <bb95asl at brunel.ac.uk> wrote:

>Does wheat germ agglutinin (ie Lectin from <I>Triticum vulgaris</I>) 
>preferentially react with certain blood groups/antigens on erythrocytes 
>or leucocytes?

>Thanks,
>Andrew

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No.

Nagata Y et. al. (1974) J Biol Chem 294: 3116

But then you could have found that out too - 
... by looking in the Sigma catalogue :)

Pete





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