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Wheat Germ Agglutinins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Wheat Germ Agglutinins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.503.499.968
D12.776.765.678.968
Unique ID
D014909
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014909
Scope Note
Lectins purified from the germinating seeds of common wheat (Triticum vulgare); these bind to certain carbohydrate moieties on cell surface glycoproteins and are used to identify certain cell populations and inhibit or promote some immunological or physiological activities. There are at least two isoforms of this lectin.
Entry Term(s)
Agglutinins, Wheat Germ
Lectins, Triticum Vulgare
Lectins, Wheat Germ
Triticum Vulgare Lectin
Triticum Vulgare Lectins
Wheat Germ Agglutinin
Wheat Germ Agglutinin Isolectin 1
Wheat Germ Agglutinin Isolectin 2
Wheat Germ Lectin
Wheat Germ Lectins
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Lectins (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/06/25
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Wheat Germ Agglutinins Preferred
Wheat Germ Agglutinin Isolectin 2 Narrower
Wheat Germ Agglutinin Isolectin 1 Narrower
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