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Jens Christian Jensenius

Human conglutinin-like protein

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  • Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
The presence in human plasma of a molecule homologous to bovine conglutinin is indicated by the results of biological and immunochemical analysis. The human conglutinin-like protein shows calcium-dependent binding to complement-treated solid phase IgG and immunological cross-reaction with chicken anti-bovine conglutinin. The binding of the human protein to complement-treated IgG was inhibited by N-acetyl-D-glucosamine but not by other sugars. Analysis by SDS-PAGE and Western blotting showed reaction of anti-conglutinin with molecules of similar mobility to the monomer and hexamer of bovine conglutinin.
Original languageEnglish
JournalBioscience Reports
Pages (from-to)901-5
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 1985

    Research areas

  • Animals, Cattle, Collectins, Complement Fixation Tests, Electrophoresis, Polyacrylamide Gel, Humans, Immunoconglutinins, Immunoenzyme Techniques, Immunoglobulins, Serum Globulins, Species Specificity

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