A mushroom lectin from ascomycete Cordyceps militaris.

  title={A mushroom lectin from ascomycete Cordyceps militaris.},
  author={Eui Cha Jung and Ki Don Kim and Chan Hyung Bae and Ju Cheol Kim and Dae Kyong Kim and Ha Hyung Kim},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  volume={1770 5},
A mushroom lectin has been purified from ascomycete Cordyceps militaris, which is one of the most popular mushrooms in eastern Asia used as a nutraceutical and in traditional Chinese medicine. This lectin, designated CML, exhibited hemagglutination activity in mouse and rat erythrocytes, but not in human ABO erythrocytes. SDS-PAGE of CML revealed a single band with a molecular mass of 31.0 kDa under both nonreducing and reducing conditions that was stained by silver nitrate, and a 31.4 kDa peak… CONTINUE READING


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