Elderberry and Black Locust Bark Lectins

Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) and black locust (Robiniapseudoacacia) agglutinins, which are abundantly present in the bark of both species, display seasonal fluctuations with regard to their content in this tissue. These seasonal changes result apparently from a circa-annual rhythm of lectin accumulation and depletion during autumn and spring, respectively… CONTINUE READING