ulex europaeus

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u·lex eu·ro·pae·us

(yū'leks yū-rō-pē'ŭs),
A lectin that reacts specifically with α-l-fucose, used as a marker for endothelial cells in paraffin sections.

Ulex europaeus

a weedy shrub; member of the family Fabaceae; sometimes used as feed in times of shortage; contains ulexine a nerve and muscle poison but seldom causes poisoning. Called also furze, gorse.
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BerEP4 positivity is present invariably at least in 50% of BCC tumoral cells, whereas EMA or Ulex europaeus are negative.
Los Cerros Orientales de Bogota, historicamente han sido fuente de bienes y servicios ambientales en los procesos de expansion urbana, que han generado perdida de la vegetacion nativa y la reforestacion con especies exoticas como Acacia decurrens, Acacia melanoxylon y Ulex europaeus, entre otras, que alteran la estructura (diversidad de fauna y flora, estratificacion, cadenas troficas) y funcion (ciclos de nutrientes, produccion de materia organica) de los ecosistemas (DAMA & BACHAQUEROS, 2000).
Weaker binding was observed for Pisum sativum agglutinin (PEA) and/or peanut agglutinin (PNA), while no significant binding was detected for either soy bean agglutinin (SBA), Ulex europaeus agglutinin (UEA I), or wheat germ agglutinin (WGA).
The presence of H antigen is generally carried out by lectin anti-H antibodies, which is prepared from seed extracts of Ulex europaeus.
5) raised in mouse (1:1000; Ultraclone, Isle of Wight, UK) or ii) a mixture of biotinylated Ulex europaeus agglutinin 1 lectin (UEIL) (1:100; Vector Laboratories, Peterborough, UK), and an antibody raised in mouse against human alpha smooth muscle actin (.
Lectin binding to oyster digestive tissues and inhibitory effect on binding of Norwalk viruslike particles (VLPs) Binding ([micro]g/mL) VLP inhibition ([micro]g/mL) Lectin * ([dagger]) ([double dagger]) DBA 1 None UEA-1 50 None HPA 1 25 * Derived from Dolichos biflorus (DBA), Ulex europaeus (UEA-1), and Helix pomatia (HPA).
Because of the indications of increased [beta]1-6 branching of N-glycans and [alpha]1-2 fucosylation as aberrant glycosylation in prostate cancer progression, we used the lectins phytohemagglutinin-L (PHA-L) and Ulex europaeus agglutinin (UEA), which preferentially recognize the [beta]1-6 branched N-glycans and the [beta]1-2 fucosylated N-glycans, respectively, in the multiplex lectin immunosorbent assays (LISAs).
Multiple investigators have examined vascular invasion in MPUC by using immunohistochemistry for factor VIII, Ulex europaeus, CD31, and CD34, (1,7-10) as summarized in Table 1.
Search for in vitro antiviral activity of a new isoflavonic glycoside from Ulex europaeus.
1 in 3; Erica arborea and Picris hieracioides r, Arrhenatherum bulbosum, Carex laevigata, Crocus serotinus, Milium effusum, Pteridium aquilinum, Stachys officinalis and Ulex europaeus + in 4; Fragaria vesca and Physospermum cornubiense + in 5; Asphodelus sp.
Table I Lectins and their specific affinities Lectin Sugar Concanavalin A (Con A) [Alpha]-Mannose Wheat Germ Agglutinin (WGA) N-Acetyl-Glucosamine (GlcNAc) Soybean Agglutinin (SBA) and N-Acetyl-Galactosamine Dolichos biflorus Agglutinin (DBA) (GalNAc) Peanut Agglutinin (PNA) [Beta]-Galactose Ulex europaeus Agglutinin [Alpha]-L-Fucose (UEA-1)
The lectins Helix pomatia agglutinin (HPA), which detects [alpha]-GalNAc [+ or -] [beta]1-4Gal, and Ulex europaeus I agglutinin (UEA 1), which recognizes Fuc[alpha]1-2Gal[beta], are used to assess breast cancer biopsy specimens (32-34).