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Lectin Quantitation in Peanut and Soybean Seeds¹

Author: E. M. Ahmed

  • Lectin Quantitation in Peanut and Soybean Seeds¹

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    Lectin Quantitation in Peanut and Soybean Seeds¹

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Abstract

A method was developed to determine amounts of lectin in peanut and soybean seeds. Both types of seeds contained active lectins in amounts ranging from 144.7 to 112.2 g/g defatted meal for peanut and soybean seed, respectively. Lectins were inactivated by heat; moist heat was more effective than dry heat. Roasted peanuts seeds (177 C for 30 min) and boiled peanuts (5% saline solution for 1 hr) were devoid of active lectin.

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Keywords: Lectin, Peanut Seed, soybean seed, RBC agglutination lectin determination, peanut lectin, soybean lectin

How to Cite:

Ahmed, E., (1986) “Lectin Quantitation in Peanut and Soybean Seeds¹”, Peanut Science 13(1), p.4-7. doi: https://doi.org/10.3146/i0095-3679-13-1-2

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01 Jan 1986
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Author Notes

1Florida Agricultural Experiment Station Journal Series No. 6454.