Lewis b

General | Antibody | Glycoprotein | Glycolipid | Enzyme | Reference

Epitope information of EP0010

Epitope IDEP0010
Epitope nameLewis b
Structure
SequenceFuc(a1-2)Gal(b1-3)[Fuc(a1-4)]GlcNAc(b1-)-R
AliasesLeb
HistoryThe RBCs adsorb the glycolipids carrying Lewis antigens in plasma.
The term Lewis refers to the family name of individuals suffering from a red blood cell(RBC) incompatibility problem that helped lead to the discovery of this blood group.
DBPDB:1LEC PDB:1LED JCGGDB
Molecular weight675.6
Composition(Fuc)2(Gal)1(GlcNAc)1
Species

Tissue and Cellular distribution

epithelial cell/colorectal
epithelial cell/stomach
erythrocyte
plasma
saliva

Subcellular distribution

Developmental change

Cell line

Receptor

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