+ Most Popular
Cunninghamia lanceolata plantations in China
Mammalian lairs in paleo ecological studies and palynology
Studies on technological possibilities in utilization of anhydrous milk fat for production of recombined butter-like products
Should right-sided fibroelastomas be operated upon?
Large esophageal lipoma
Apoptosis in the mammalian thymus during normal histogenesis and under various in vitro and in vivo experimental conditions
Poissons characoides nouveaux ou non signales de l'Ilha do Bananal, Bresil
Desensitizing efficacy of Colgate Sensitive Maximum Strength and Fresh Mint Sensodyne dentifrices
Administration of fluid by subcutaneous infusion: revival of a forgotten method
Tundra mosquito control - an impossible dream?
Schizophrenia for primary care providers: how to contribute to the care of a vulnerable patient population
Geochemical pattern analysis; method of describing the Southeastern limestone regional aquifer system
Incidence of low birth weights in a hospital of Mexico City
Graded management intensity of grassland systems for enhancing floristic diversity
Microbiology and biochemistry of cheese and fermented milk
The ember tetra: a new pygmy characid tetra from the Rio das Mortes, Brazil, Hyphessobrycon amandae sp. n. (Pisces, Characoidei)
Risk factors of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients after coronary artery intervention
Renovation of onsite domestic wastewater in a poorly drained soil
Observations of the propagation velocity and formation mechanism of burst fractures caused by gunshot
Systolic blood pressure in a population of infants in the first year of life: the Brompton study
Haematological studies in rats fed with metanil yellow
Studies on pasteurellosis. I. A new species of Pasteurella encountered in chronic fowl cholera
Dormancy breaking and germination of Acacia salicina Lindl. seeds
therapy of lupus nephritis. a two-year prospective study

Immunopotentiating activity of abrin, a lectin from Abrus precatorius Linn

Immunopotentiating activity of abrin, a lectin from Abrus precatorius Linn

Indian Journal of Experimental Biology 40(8): 910-913

ISSN/ISBN: 0019-5189

PMID: 12597021

A non-toxic dose of abrin, (1.25 microg/kg body wt) consecutively for five days in normal mice stimulated specific humoral responses. A noticeable increase was observed in total leucocyte count, lymphocytosis, weights of spleen and thymus, circulating antibody titre, antibody forming cells, bone marrow cellularity and alpha-esterase positive bone marrow cells. The results suggest that abrin can potentiate the humoral immune response of the host.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 049294559

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

Related references

Isolation, purification, and some properties of a lectin and abrin from Abrus precatorius linn. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics 174(1): 359-361, 1976

Carbohydrate specificity of a toxic lectin, abrin A, from the seeds of Abrus precatorius (jequirity bean). Life Sciences 69(17): 2027-2038, 2001

A chimeric protein of abrin and Abrus precatorius agglutinin that neutralizes abrin mediated lethality in mice. Toxicon: Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology 127: 122-129, 2017

Isolation of antitumor proteins abrin-A and abrin-B from Abrus precatorius. International Journal of Peptide and Protein Research 12(5): 311-317, 1978

The complete amino acid sequences of the B-chains of abrin-a and abrin-b, toxic proteins from the seeds of Abrus precatorius. Bioscience Biotechnology and Biochemistry 57(1): 166-169, 1993

Spectroscopic analysis of the cytoagglutinating activity of abrin-b isolated from Abrus precatorius seeds against leukemic cells. Bioscience Biotechnology and Biochemistry 61(4): 737-739, 1997

Molluscicidal activity of Abrus precatorius Linn. and Argemone mexicana Linn. Chemosphere 38(14): 3319-3328, 1999

Purification of abrin from Abrus precatorius L. Leguminosae. Taiwan Yi Xue Hui Za Zhi. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association 68(10): 518-521, 1969

Antifertility activity of the roots of Abrus precatorius, Linn. Pharmacological Research Communications 2(2): 159-163, 1970

A new crystal form of abrin-a from the seeds of Abrus precatorius. Journal of Molecular Biology 235(3): 1152-1153, 1994

A characterization of abrin A from the seeds of the Abrus precatorius plant. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 667(2): 397-410, 1981

Antifertility activity of the steroidal oil of the seed of Abrus precatorius Linn. Indian J Pharm: 235-237, 1967

Binding of saccharides to abrin-b isolated from Abrus precatorius seeds. Bioscience Biotechnology and Biochemistry 57(9): 1409-1413, 1993

Differentiation, Quantification and Identification of Abrin and Abrus precatorius Agglutinin. Toxins 13(4), 2021

Structures of sugar chains of abrin a obtained from abrus precatorius seeds. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta 966(1): 150-159, 1988