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Table 2 Amino acids of Abu hydrophobic pocket, showing the conservation in lectins isolated from seeds of leguminous from various tribes.

From: Structure of a lectin from Canavalia gladiata seeds: new structural insights for old molecules

Lectin Abu hydrophobic pocket
CGL Asn 124 Ala 125 Leu 126 Gln 137 Asp 139 Val 179
ConA Asn 124 Ala 125 Leu 126 Gln 137 Asp 139 Val 179
BMA Asn 126 Ser 127 Val 128 Gln 139 Asp 141 Val 181
Dlab Gln 10 Ser 11 Leu 12 Gln 23 Asp 25 Leu 64
GML Gln 32 Tre 33 Val 34 Gln 45 Asp 47 Leu 100
SBA Glu 02 Tre 03 Val 04 Gln 15 Asp 17 Ile 57
  1. Bold letters means identical amino acids; and unbolded letters are conservative modifications when compared with CGL.