Assay for Antitumor and Lectin Activity in RNase Homologs

  • Kazuo Nitta
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 160)


Lectins, proteins that specifically bind carbohydrates, are widely distributed in animal and plant species. Functions of animal lectins include uptake of serum asialo-glycoproteins into liver, self-defense mechanisms, and modulation of cell-cell interactions during differentiation (1).


P388 Cell RNase Activity Pancreatic RNase Ehrlich Cell Enzyme Inhibition Assay 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuo Nitta
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  1. 1.Cancer Research InstituteTohoku Pharmaceutical UniversitySendaiJapan

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