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Lectin from salmon eggs

Posted by naturalproductman on April 21, 2011

Alaa El-Din Ahmed Bekhit and co-workers from the University of Otago have reported in the Journal of Food and Agricultural Chemistry on the isolation of lectin from salmon roe to show inhibitory activity against hepatoma and breast cancer cells.  Lectins are sugar binding proteins.
JAFC paper

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