Amino acid composition of tomato lectin

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Organism Tomato Lycopersicon esculentum
Reference Nachbar MS, Oppenheim JD, Thomas JO. Lectins in the U.S. Diet. Isolation and characterization of a lectin from the tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum). J Biol Chem. 1980 Mar 10255(5):2056-61PubMed ID7354077
Comments Lectins are sugar-binding proteins which are highly specific for their sugar moieties. They typically play a role in biological recognition phenomena involving cells and proteins. For example, some viruses use lectins to attach themselves to the cells of the host organism during infection
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