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Wheat Germ Agglutinins

"Wheat Germ Agglutinins" 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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Wheat Germ Agglutinins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Wheat Germ Agglutinins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1990
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