Lectinlike properties of pertussis toxin

G. J. Tyrrell, M. S. Peppler, R. A. Bonnah, C. G. Clark, P. Chong, G. D. Armstrong

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We have examined the lectinlike properties of pertussis toxin by binding-inhibition assays and affinity chromatography of goose erythrocyte membranes. Although pertussis toxin and wheat germ agglutinin apparently recognize similar sugar sequences on glycoproteins, the binding activities of the two lectins are not identical.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1854-1857
Number of pages4
JournalInfection and Immunity
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases


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