concanavalin

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concanavalin

(ˌkɒnkəˈnævəlɪn)
n
either of two globulins, concanavalin B or (more commonly) concanavalin A, that occur in the jack bean Canavalia ensiformis. Concanavalin A causes agglutination of the blood of mammals
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But biologists now suggest a particularly puzzling assembly plan for the jackbean's seed protein, concanavalin A (con A).