Purification, characterization and fine sugar specificity of a N-Acetylgalactosamine specific lectin from Adenia hondala

@article{Sharma2018PurificationCA,
  title={Purification, characterization and fine sugar specificity of a N-Acetylgalactosamine specific lectin from Adenia hondala},
  author={Mamta Sharma and Prajna Hegde and Kavita Y Hiremath and Vishwanath Reddy H and A. S. Kamalanathan and Bale M. Swamy and Shashikala R. Inamdar},
  journal={Glycoconjugate Journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={35},
  pages={511-523}
}
Plant lectins are gaining interest because of their interesting biological properties. Several Adenia species, that are being used in traditional medicine to treat many health ailments have shown presence of lectins or carbohydrate binding proteins. Here, we report the purification, characterization and biological significance of N-Acetyl galactosamine specific lectin from Adenia hondala (AHL) from Passifloraceae family. AHL was purified in a single step by affinity chromatography on… 
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