concanavalin A


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con·ca·nav·a·lin A (conA, con A),

(kon'kă-nav'ă-lin),
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.

concanavalin A

(kŏn′kə-năv′ə-lĭn)
n.
A lectin extracted from the jack bean that acts as a hemagglutinin and mitogen and induces proliferation of T cells.

con·ca·nav·a·lin A

(con A) (kon-kă-nav'ă-lin)
A phytomitogen, extracted from the jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis), which agglutinates the blood of mammals and reactswith glucosans; like other phytohemagglutinins, conA stimulates T lymphocytes more vigorously than it does B lymphocytes.

con·ca·nav·a·lin A

(con A) (kon-kă-nav'ă-lin)
A phytomitogen, extracted from the jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis), which agglutinates the blood of mammals and reacts with glucosans.
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ConA, concanavalin A; Maca, Lepidium meyenii Walp; ALT, alanine transaminase; AST, aspartate transaminase.
i.p., intraperitoneal injection; ConA, concanavalin A; Maca, Lepidium meyenii Walp; H&E, hematoxylin and eosin.
ConA, concanavalin A; Maca, Lepidium meyenii Walp; TUNEL, terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase- (TdT-) mediated dUTP-biotin nick end labeling; DAPI, 4',6-diamidino-2- phenylindole.
ConA, concanavalin A; Maca, Lepidium meyenii Walp; IFN- [gamma], interferon-[gamma]; TNF-[alpha], tumor necrosis factor alpha; IL-1 [beta], interleukin-1[beta]; IL-2, interleukin-2; IL-6, interleukin-6; IL-12, interleukin-12; IL-17a, interleukin-17a.