Lewis a

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Epitope information of EP0007

Epitope IDEP0007
Epitope nameLewis a
Structure
SequenceGal(b1-3)[Fuc(a1-4)]GlcNAc(b1-)-R
AliasesLea
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.
DB JCGGDB
Molecular weight529.5
Composition(Gal)1(GlcNAc)1(Fuc)1
Species

Tissue and Cellular distribution

epithelial cell/colorectal
epithelial cell/stomach
erythrocyte
plasma
saliva

Subcellular distribution

Developmental change

Cell line

Receptor

MGL1/macrophage galactose-type lectin(mouse)[10]

Function

Diseases

Application
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