International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences
ISSN: 2319-7706 Volume 2 Number 10 (2013) pp. 31-43
Characteristics of serum agglutinins in marine crab Scylla serrata Forskal and their interaction with various bacteria species
A.Ogutu Philip1 , P.Mullainadhan2 , S.Mulambalah Chrispinus3 , N.Siamba Donald1*
1Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Department of Biological Sciences, P.O. Box 190, Post Code 50100, Kakamega, Kenya 2University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Department of Zoology, Laboratory of Pathobiology, Chennai 600 025, India 3Moi University, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, P.O. Box 4606 Post Code 30100 Eldoret, Kenya *Corresponding author
Multiple- agglutinins; hemagglutination; bacterial agglutination; serum agglutinin; crustacean; divalent cation dependent; carbohydrates; glycoproteins; host defense.