concanavalin A
(= Con A)
A lectin isolated from the jack bean, Canavalia ensiformis.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Concanavalin A — Crystallographic structure of a tetramer of jack bean concanavalin A (the monomers are colored cyan, green, red, and magenta respectively). Calcium (gold) and manganese cations (grey) are depicted as spheres …   Wikipedia

  • Concanavalin A — (Canavalia ensiformis) Vorhandene Strukturdaten: s. UniProt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • concanavalin A — [kän΄kə nav′ə lən ā′] n. a lectin isolated from jack bean that agglutinates red blood cells, human cancer cells, etc. and causes resting cells to divide: used to stimulate or test the activity of certain cells, as T cells * * * …   Universalium

  • concanavalin A — [kän΄kə nav′ə lən ā′] n. a lectin isolated from jack bean that agglutinates red blood cells, human cancer cells, etc. and causes resting cells to divide: used to stimulate or test the activity of certain cells, as T cells …   English World dictionary

  • concanavalin A — concanavalin A. См. конканавалин А. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • concanavalin A — A phytomitogen, extracted from the jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis) that agglutinates the blood of mammals and reacts with glucosans; like other phytohemagglutinins, conA stimulates T lymphocytes more vigorously than it does B lymphocytes. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Concanavalin A — Con|ca|na|va|lin A [↑ co u. ↑ Canavanin], das; s; Abk.: Con A: Metallprotein mit Calcium u. Mangan Ionen u. einem MG von 104 000, das als ↑ Lectin Erythrozyten u. Lymphozyten agglutiniert …   Universal-Lexikon

  • concanavalin — noun Etymology: com + canavalin, a noncrystalline globulin found in the jack bean, from New Latin Canavalia, genus name of the jack bean Date: 1917 a protein that occurs in the jack bean and is a mitogen and hemagglutinin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • concanavalin — con·ca·nav·a·lin .kän kə nav ə lən n either of two crystalline globulins occurring esp. in the seeds of the jack bean esp one that is a potent hemagglutinin …   Medical dictionary

  • concanavalin — noun Any of a family of glycoprotein lectins found in the jack bean …   Wiktionary

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