Phytohemagglutinin: Inhibition of the Agglutinating Activity by N-Acetyl-d-Galactosamine

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Science  25 Nov 1966:
Vol. 154, Issue 3752, pp. 1019-1020
DOI: 10.1126/science.154.3752.1019


The effect of simple sugars on the agglutinating activity of phytohemagglutinin was studied. N-Acetyl-d-galactosamine selectively inhibits the agglutination of leukocytes and erythro- cytes by phytohemagglutinin.