A new method for typing haptoglobin in bloodstains using immobilized allo A lectin

A. Harada, K. Umetsu, N. Ikeda, T. Suzuki

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Abstract

Allo A lectin from the beetle, which is β-D-galactose specific, reacts to haptoglobin but not to hemoglobin. The use of allo A-Sepharose for typing haptoglobin in bloodstains helped eliminate hemoglobin from the bloodstain extract and presented highly resolved haptoglobin patterns by disc gel electrophoresis. This method is simple and rapid for typing haptoglobin in bloodstains and can be easily used in forensic science laboratories.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1062-1064
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Forensic Sciences
Volume32
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1987

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Genetics

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