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Concanavalin A MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Concanavalin A
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.503.499.500
D12.776.765.678.500
Unique ID
D003208
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003208
Scope Note
A MANNOSE/GLUCOSE binding lectin isolated from the jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis). It is a potent mitogen used to stimulate cell proliferation in lymphocytes, primarily T-lymphocyte, cultures.
Entry Version
CON A
Pharm Action
Mitogens
Registry Number
11028-71-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Concanavalin A
Previous Indexing
Lectins (1966-1970)
See Also
Receptors, Concanavalin A
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(71)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/28
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