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Concanavalin A

"Concanavalin A" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Concanavalin A" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Concanavalin A" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 83 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 1991
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