"Concanavalin A" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A MANNOSE/GLUCOSE binding lectin isolated from the jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis). It is a potent mitogen used to stimulate cell proliferation in lymphocytes, primarily T-lymphocyte, cultures.
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