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Table 2 Lectin staining, subjectively described from ++ (very strong) to - (absent) during a primary infection with O.ostertagi.

From: Infection with the gastrointestinal nematode Ostertagia ostertagi in cattle affects mucus biosynthesis in the abomasum

lectin time (dpi/dpe)a mucusb SMCc MNCd
UEAI 0 +/- - ++
  14 +/- +/- ++
  21 + + ++
  60 + + ++
WGA 0 ++ ++ ++
  14 ++ ++ ++
  21 + + +
  60 + + +
RCA120 0 ++ ++ ++
  14 ++ ++ ++
  21 ++ ++ +
  60 ++ ++ ++
DBA 0 ++ ++ ++
  14 ++ ++ ++
  21 ++ ++ ++
  60 + + ++
SBA 0 ++ ++ ++
  14 ++ + ++
  21 ++ ++ ++
  60 ++ ++ ++
PNA 0 + ++ ++
  14 + + ++
  21 +/- +/- +/-
  60 + + ++
  1. UEA-I binds L-fucose, WGA binds N-acetyl glucosamine, RCA120, DBA, SBA and PNA belong to the galactose/N-acetylgalactosamine binding lectins.
  2. adpi: days post infection (14, 21) dpe: days post exposure (60).
  3. bmucus: extracellular mucus on the surface of the epithelial cells.
  4. cSMCs: surface mucus cells.
  5. dMNCs: mucus neck cells.