Bio I 1 Q 4 - legumes, dairy and plants in the nightshade...

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Section I Exam Question 4 Lectins bind to sugar moieties in cell walls or membranes and thus changing the structure of the membrane to cause agglutination, mitosis, or other biochemical changes in the cell. Some examples are agglutination- clumping; mitosis-multiplication or division of a cell forming two daughter cells. High levels of lectins are found in grains,
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Unformatted text preview: legumes, dairy and plants in the nightshade family. Lectins can be inactivated by certain carbohydrates and prevent the protein from attaching to the carbohydrate within the cell membrane....
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course BIO 1010 taught by Professor Finger during the Spring '10 term at Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach.

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