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Table 1 Lectins used and their specificities

From: Mosquito cell line glycoproteins: an unsuitable model system for the Plasmodium ookinete-mosquito midgut interaction?

Lectin Abbreviation Sugar specificity Positive control Reference
Concanavalin A Con A α-mannose, α-glucose SBA, Ovalbumin [46]
Wheat Germ Agglutinin WGA (GlcNAc)2, Sialic acid, GalNAc Ovalbumin [47]
Dolichos biflorus agglutinin DBA α-GalNAc ASM [48]
Soybean agglutinin SBA α, β-GalNAc, Gal ASM [49]
Peanut agglutinin PNA Galβ1-3GalNAc ASM, BSA-T [50]
Artocarpus integrifola agglutinin JAC Galβ1-3GalNAc, GalNAcβ1-3 Gal, GalNAc ASM, BSA-T [51, 52]
Phaesolus vulgaris agglutinin PHA Galβ1-4GlcNAc ASF [53]
Ricinus communis agglutinin RCAII Galβ1-4GlcNAc ASF [54]
Maackia amirensis lectin MALII Sialic acidα2-3Gal Mouse blood [55]
Sambuca nigra agglutinin SNA Sialic acidα2-6Gal Fetuin [56]
Ulex europaeus agglutinin UEAI Fucα1-2Gal Mucin [57]
Aleutia aurantia agglutinin AAL Fucα1-3/6 Mucin [58]
  1. Positive controls for each lectin were dot blotted and treated as described in materials and methods.