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effects of lectins on recombinant glutamate receptors

Kay-Tsz Yue

effects of lectins on recombinant glutamate receptors

by Kay-Tsz Yue

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Pagination1 v., 78 leaves
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  The amino acid l-glutamate is the major neurotransmitter at vertebrate excitatory central synapses and at the neuromuscular junction (NMJ) of insects and crustaceans (1 –3).Many vertebrate AMPA and kainate receptors, as well as GluRI from the worm Caenorhabditis elegans and AvGluR1 from the rotifer Adineta vaga, can form functional homomeric ion channels (1, 4, 5). All ionotropic glutamate receptor (iGluR) subunits analyzed so far are heavily N -glycosylated at multiple sites on their amino-terminal extracellular domains. Although the exact functional significance of this glycosylation remains to be determined, it has been suggested that N -glycosylation may be a precondition for the formation of functional ion channels.

AMPA and kainate receptors are glutamate-gated ion channels whose function is known to be altered by a variety of plant oligosaccharide-binding proteins, or lectins, but the physiological. Functional reconstitution of Drosophila melanogaster NMJ glutamate receptors Tae Hee Hana, Poorva Dharkarb, Mark L. Mayerb,1, and Mihaela Serpea,1 aProgram in Cellular Regulation and Metabolism and bLaboratory of Cellular and Molecular Neurophysiology, The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

The aim of this study was to examine the direct reaction of specific lectin/agglutinin antibodies to different tissue antigens to confirm the theory that reactivity between them may contribute to autoimmunities. Lectins are carbohydrate-binding proteins found in nearly all fruits and vegetables. Undigested lectins can penetrate the gut barriers, provoking an immune response that results in the. using lectin mutant P. aeruginosa strains, we studied whether purified soluble lectins of P. aeruginosa could induce the cyto-toxic effect of P. aeruginosa in vitro or pathogenic effects in * Corresponding author. Mailing address: EA , Faculte´deme´-decine, 1 Place de Verdun, F Lille cedex, France. Phone: (33) Fax: (


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Effects of lectins on recombinant glutamate receptors by Kay-Tsz Yue Download PDF EPUB FB2

The effects of the lectins concanavalin A, succinyl concanavalin A, wheat-germ agglutinin and soybean agglutinin were studied at recombinant ionotropic glutamate receptors expressed in Xenopus oocytes.

Homomeric and heteromeric receptors from each of the three major classes of ionotropic glutamate receptors (N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA), α-aminohydroxy-5 Cited by:   The effects of Gal-1 on recombinant AMPA and kainate receptor were diverse, consistent with the actions of Cgn I, but in general the lectin modulated desensitization of receptors to a lesser degree than the eel lectin.

Glutamate-evoked currents from cells expressing AMPA receptors composed of GluA1, GluA1–Stg, GluA2(Q), GluA1–GluA2, GluA4 Cited by:   Wilsch VW, Behnisch T, Jäger T, Reymann KG, Balschun D.

When are class I metabotropic glutamate receptors necessary for long-term potentiation. J Neurosci. ; – Yue K-T, MacDonald JF, Pekhletski R, Hampson DR.

Differential effects of lectins on recombinant glutamate receptors. Europ J Pharmacol. ; –Cited by: Abstract. The effects of the lectins concanavalin A, WGA, ricin, abrin, and the mistletoe lectins from Viscum album MLI, MLII, and MLIII on the binding of ligands of the NMDA and sigma receptors in rat hippocampus synaptic plasma membranes were investigated.

Binding of [3 H]MK, [3 H]glutamate, [3 H]5,7-DCKA, and [3 H]glycine to the membranes was decreased by % after addition of Cited by: 6. We compared the effects of a broad range of lectins with different carbohydrate specificities on recombinant AMPA (GluR1) and kainate receptors (GluR6) expressed in Xenopus oocytes.

Interestingly, the extent of inhibition of desensitization appears to depend on the sugar preference of lectins at kainate (KA) receptors, but not at α-amino-3 Cited by:   We previously reported that three lectins—namely, Concanavalin A, Wheat Germ Agglutinin, and Aleuria Aurantia Lectin (ConA, WGA, and AAL), respectively)—decrease the sensitivity of native NMDARs to NMDA, as well as the sensitivity of recombinant GluN1/GluN2B receptors to glutamate; in contrast, these lectins had no effect on the sensitivity.

Although lectins have been associated with a slew of negative side effects, there’s no need to cut out lectin-rich foods from your diet altogether. With proper preparation, you can easily reduce the lectin content of your foods, making it easy to incorporate plenty of foods high in polyphenols and low in lectins into your diet.

Research shows that by cooking, sprouting, or fermenting foods that are high in lectins, you can easily reduce their lectin content to negligible amounts (4, 5. The benefits of these healthy nutrients far outweigh the negative effects of trace amounts of lectins.

Written by Joe Leech, MS on J related stories. 6 Foods That Are High in Lectins. ) investigates the ability of vertebrate galectins, including recombinant human galectin-1, and congerin I and II from the conger eel, to regulate native and recombinant AMPA and KA receptors. Galectins bind specifically to β-galactoside glycoconjugates and.

Other ways to reduce lectins in your diet. Use a pressure cooker – If you’re cooking with beans, tomatoes, potatoes, and quinoa, the pressure cooker is your best bet for destroying plant lectins.

But, using a pressure cooker doesn’t get rid of all lectins – it won’t even touch the lectins in wheat, oats, rye, barley, or spelt. NMDA ( μM), an agonist of NMDA receptors, or kainate ( μM), an agonist of AMPA receptors, generated inward whole-cell membrane currents at a holding potential of −40 mV in cultured rat hippocampal neurons ().Treatment with tunicamycin (10 μM) for 3 min depressed NMDA-gated channel currents to 25±4% of original amplitude (P.

We have identified galectin‐1, a galactose‐binding lectin, as a potential neuroprotective factor secreted by astrocytes. Our results show that both native and recombinant galectin‐1 protects mouse and rat cerebellar neurons from the toxic effects of glutamate. Plant lectins bind carbohydrates during digestion, slowing or preventing their breakdown, and thereby reducing the glycemic effects of the food.

5 You may hear a claim that lectins “disrupt digestion,” but this is misleading. This action of lectins is most likely a contributing factor to the pro-weight loss and anti-diabetes effects of.

Inhibitory Effect of the Lectin Wheat Germ Agglutinin on the Binding of I-CCK-8s to the CCK-A and -B Receptors of AR42J Cells. Pancreas28 (1), The European mistletoe (Viscum album) contains the most noticeable plant lectin endowed with immunomodulatory and antitumor toe lectins (ML) type I, II and III are a group of glycosylated, 56–64 kDa cytotoxic proteins, which consist of two non-covalently associated pairs of disulfide-linked A-B dimers and are considered to be type-2 ribosome-inactivating protein (RIP).

William C. Boyd alone and then together with Elizabeth Shapleigh introduced the term 'lectin' in from the Latin word lego-'chosen' (from the verb legere 'to choose' or 'pick out').

Biological functions. Lectins occur ubiquitously in nature. They may bind to a soluble carbohydrate or to a carbohydrate moiety that is a part of a glycoprotein or glycolipid.

In his recent book "The Plant Paradox," Dr. Steven Gundry refers to lectins as “edible enemies,” partly because they help plants defend themselves from insects and other animals, but also. Legumes lectins can also interfere with digestion and absorption and cause intestinal lesions.

The Harms of Lectins. While some lectins are beneficial, other lectins like ricin will kill instantly with just one molecule. So lectins fall along a spectrum of beneficial to deadly, with many being toxic and inflammatory to various degrees.

GABA Agonists + Your Brain. To stimulate a molecule it first has to bind to a receptor. These receptor-binding molecules are called agonists. GABA agonists can be produced (2) outside or inside of the body and include drugs as well as naturally occurring substances.

So when you start to feel relaxed, just know that your GABA has been stimulated through this agonist-receptor relationship. Singer Kelly Clarkson performs on NBC's "Today" at Rockefeller Plaza on June 8, During an interview on the show, Clarkson revealed the secret to her lb.

weight loss: a lectin-free diet.1. Introduction. C-type lectins are a subgroup of lectins, carbohydrate-recognizing proteins, which recognize and bind carbohydrates in a Ca 2+ ion-dependent manner [].They are found in all metazoan species [2,3].Their common feature is a carbohydrate-recognizing domain (CRD), which possesses a characteristic folding pattern: the C-type lectin domain (CTLD).

Lucia Pažitná, Marek Nemčovič, Zuzana Pakanová, Peter Baráth, Teimur Aliev, Dmitry Dolgikh, Victoria Argentova, Jaroslav Katrlík, Influence of media composition on recombinant monoclonal IgA1 glycosylation analysed by lectin-based protein microarray and MALDI-MS, Journal of Biotechnology, /c, ().