WHEAT GERM AGGLUTININS
\wˈiːt d͡ʒˈɜːm ɐɡlˈuːtənˌɪnz], \wˈiːt dʒˈɜːm ɐɡlˈuːtənˌɪnz], \w_ˈiː_t dʒ_ˈɜː_m ɐ_ɡ_l_ˈuː_t_ə_n_ˌɪ_n_z]\
Definitions of WHEAT GERM AGGLUTININS
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Lectins purified from the germinating seeds of common wheat (Triticum vulgare); these bind to certain carbohydrate moieties on cell surface glycoproteins and are used to identify certain cell populations and inhibit or promote some immunological or physiological activities. There are at least two isoforms of this lectin.
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- To raise; set up; stir up. Backward; in or to the rear; behindhand. a-r[=e]r', adv. in the rear. [A.S. pfx. a-, on, to, and REAR.]