: Because: (1) I don't have time. (2) I have already given you
: several references recently. (3) I sent Cheryl an entire
: article I published on lectins containing dozens of
: references. (4) You have books on these topics. And (5) I
: have asked Dr. Pusztai to referee this matter, as he is a
: better expert at lectins than you or I.
This is the lectin list that Dr. Arpad Pustai sent to us:
Human Blood Group-Specific Lectins:
Amphicarpaea bracteata (hog peanut): A1-specific
Cladrastia lutea (yellow wood): almost exclusively A-specific
Crotalaria striata (striped crotalaria): A-specific
Dolichos biflorus (horse gram): A-specific
Eranthis hyemelis (winter aconite): almost exclusively H/O-specific
Falcata japonica: A-specific
Glycine max (soybean): preferential A1 (?)
Griffonia simplicifolia (a West African Medicinal Plant): A4 lectin: A-specific and B4 lectin B-specific
Lotus tetragonolobus (asparagus pea): O-specific
Macrotyloma axillare (perennial horsegram): A1-specific
Molucella laevis (Irish bell): Human A + N-specific (A1 > A2)
Phaseolus limensis (lima bean): A-specific
Sophora japonica (Japanese pagoda tree): specificity: B>A>>O
Ulex europaeus; UEA-I (gorse): H/O-specific
Vicia cracca (common vetch): A-specific
Vicia graminae: Human N>>M-specific
Vicia villosa (hairy vetch): A4 lectin: A-specific; B4 lectin: Tn and Cad
In addition, some lectins, e.g. Cytisus sp. have preferences for O-groups
ok, guys... see a lot of foods in this list? NO
We are talking about FOOD
. Food that people normally eat. Not yellow wood or irish bell or a Japanese Pagoda tree.
There were quite a few NON-FOOD items on Dr. Power's list on her site.
I have looked over the articles forwarded to me from Cheryl from Dr. Power, and I don't see anything newer than this list. However, Cheryl might not have sent everything to me, so she is checking.
As far as what Dr. Power found in the National Library of Medicine, if it references to research done after this list, I don't see how this can be covered under her patent, if it published research of other people. I assume from what she has said, that she has done some research on her own that is covered under her patent, but I don't think she has published it yet, so this is not what she is referring to when she says:
But there are many ABO specific lectins that I found at the National Library of Medicine (articles and books not referenced here) that are not in your list.
so.. I really don't understand why she took the time to announce that there are many new ABO specific lectins if she can't take the time to say what exactly these lectins are or give references.
My feelings are if she wanted to wait until her book is published to go into the details, then she should have waited until then to make this announcement. I kind of feel like she is jumping the gun to say this now before Dr. Pusztai has gone over her work.