Recognition of Human Erythrocytes by a Chitin-Binding Lectin of a Fungus, Conidiobolus Lamprauges

  • K. Oishi
  • F. Ishikawa


A number of chitin- or chitosaccharide-binding lectins have been found in plant kingdom.1 They are listed in Table 1. Some of them were purified from plant extracts by affinity chromatography technique using chitin as affinity adsorbent. 2 – 4


Fruit Juice Human Erythrocyte Binding Lectin Human Blood Group Ethylene Glycol Chitin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Oishi
    • 1
  • F. Ishikawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied MicrobiologyThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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