TITLE

Dolichos Biflorus

AUTHOR(S)
Vohr, Hans-Werner
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Reference of Immunotoxicology;2005, p215
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents an encyclopedia entry for Dolichos biflorus. The extract from the seeds of Dolichos biflorus is a lectin used in blood grouping. It can distinguish A1 and A1B red cells from A2 and A2B cells when used at an appropriate dilution. It also recognizes N-acetylgalactosamine.
ACCESSION #
21874160

Tags: PLANT extracts;  EXTRACTS;  MATERIA medica;  LECTINS;  SEEDS

 

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