Class: lectin

A protein that binds specifically to a carbohydrate_moiety. Lectins are distinct from antibodies, some of which may bind to carbohydrate epitopes.

•owl:Thing
        •chemical_entity
                •molecule
                        •biomolecule
                                •peptide
                                        •protein
                                                •functional_protein
                                                        •lectin

Super Classes

functional_protein

Usage

Class Description/Definition (Necessary Conditions)

animal_lectin, microbial_lectin, plant_lectin

Domain of

binds_haptin
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