A novel lectin from Agrocybe aegerita shows high binding selectivity for terminal N-acetylglucosamine

Abstract

A novel lectin was isolated from the mushroom Agrocybe aegerita (designated AAL-2) by affinity chromatography with GlcNAc (N-acetylglucosamine)-coupled Sepharose 6B after ammonium sulfate precipitation. The AAL-2 coding sequence (1224 bp) was identified by performing a homologous search of the five tryptic peptides identified by MS against the translated… (More)
DOI: 10.1042/BJ20112061

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