Lens culinaris


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Related to Lens culinaris: Cicer arietinum, Vigna radiata
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Noun1.Lens culinaris - widely cultivated Eurasian annual herb grown for its edible flattened seeds that are cooked like peas and also ground into meal and for its leafy stalks that are used as fodderLens culinaris - widely cultivated Eurasian annual herb grown for its edible flattened seeds that are cooked like peas and also ground into meal and for its leafy stalks that are used as fodder
lentil - round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
lentil - the fruit or seed of a lentil plant
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Lesser amounts of Linum usitatissimum (flax), Lens culinaris (lentil) and Pisum sativum (pea) were also present.
The lectins used to identify the surface carbohydrates are Arachis hypogaea (PNA), concanavalin A, Griffonia simplicifolia, Lens culinaris (LcH), and wheat germ agglutinin.
The most successful approach has been based on the difference in the binding affinities of the AFP glycoforms to various lectins, particularly Lens culinaris agglutinin and concanavalin A (13-16).