Two carbohydrate recognition domains of Hyphantria cunea lectin bind to bacterial lipopolysaccharides through O-specific chain

We previously identified a novel lectin cDNA from the fall webworm [Shin et al, (1998) Insect Biochem, Mel. Biol, 28, 827-837], which encodes two carbohydrate recognition domains (CRD-N and CRD-C) and is up-regulated following bacterial challenge. The lipopolysaccharide (LPS) binding activities of the recombinant CRD-N and CRD-C (rCRD-N and rCRD-C) were investigated by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. The LPS binding of rCRD-N and rCRD-C was pH-dependent: at pH below 6.0, they show a higher binding ability to LPS. The binding of the rCRD-N was inhibited by both D-mannose and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine, whereas the binding of the rCRD-C was inhibited only by D-mannose. The binding of both rCRD-N and rCRD-C to Escherichia coli mas mainly mediated through the O-specific chain. (C) 2000 Federation of European Biochemical Societies.
Publisher
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Issue Date
2000-02
Language
ENG
Keywords

MACROPHAGE MANNOSE RECEPTOR; PERIPLANETA-AMERICANA; ANIMAL LECTINS; EXPRESSION; HEMOLYMPH; PROTEIN; COCKROACH; CLONING

Citation

FEBS LETTERS, v.467, no.1, pp.70 - 74

ISSN
0014-5793
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10203/74810
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BS-Journal Papers(저널논문)
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