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Table 1 Hemagglutination assay with erythrocytes from different animal species

From: Rapid preparation of mutated influenza hemagglutinins for influenza virus pandemic prevention

  Hemagglutination with erythrocytes from
Rabbit Chicken Horse Swine
Relative abundancea α2, 6 α2, 6 << α2, 3 α2, 3 α2, 6 = α2, 3
Binding activity of HAsα2,6 + +
Binding activity of HAsα2,6* + + +
  1. “+” indicates positive binding abilities and “−” indicates no abilities
  2. aDistribution of sialic acid-side chains on surface glycoproteins of the erythrocytes from animal species (Ito et al. 1997; Medeiros et al. 2001)