canavalin

ca·na·va·lin

English syllables. 2014.

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  • canavalin — ca·na·val·in .kan ə val ən, kə nav ə lən n a globulin found in the jack bean …   Medical dictionary

  • canavalin — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷lə̇n, kəˈnavələ̇n noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Canavalia + English in : a globulin found in the jack bean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Concanavalin A — Crystallographic structure of a tetramer of jack bean concanavalin A (the monomers are colored cyan, green, red, and magenta respectively). Calcium (gold) and manganese cations (grey) are depicted as spheres …   Wikipedia

  • concanavalin — |kän+ noun ( s) Etymology: com + canavalin biochemistry : either of two crystalline globulins occurring with canavalin in the jack bean; especially : one that is a potent hemagglutinin …   Useful english dictionary

  • concanavalin — noun Etymology: com + canavalin, a noncrystalline globulin found in the jack bean, from New Latin Canavalia, genus name of the jack bean Date: 1917 a protein that occurs in the jack bean and is a mitogen and hemagglutinin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • concanavalin A — A phytomitogen, extracted from the jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis) that agglutinates the blood of mammals and reacts with glucosans; like other phytohemagglutinins, conA stimulates T lymphocytes more vigorously than it does B lymphocytes. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Concanavaline A — Structure crystallographique du tetramer du haricot sabre concanavalin A (les monomers son colorés en cyan, vert, rouge, et magenta respectivement). Les ions calcium et …   Wikipédia en Français

  • jack bean — jak .bēn n 1) an annual tropical American plant of the genus Canavalia esp a plant (C. ensiformis) having long pods with white seeds and grown esp. for forage 2) the seed of the jack bean that is a source of canavalin and urease * * * any of… …   Medical dictionary

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