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Jack bean



A leguminous plant native to South America, identifiable by its edible large white seeds in a long pod, pink-purple flowers, and spread through long runners.


The plant is grown especially for forage. It is also an important source of concanavalin A and urease.

Scientific name: Canavalia plagiosperma

Other common names:

  • Wonder bean
  • Pearson bean
  • giant stock bean

See also: lectin, concanavalin A.

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Dear scientist, Jack Bean I need your response.

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by Helics
Tue Apr 08, 2014 4:26 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Restriction Digesion
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Re: possible tfamily trees from four animals

Thank you Jack-Bean for your reply. I was trying different approaches to figure out the fifteen possible trees - with no knowledge ...

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by ksharpe212
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: Evolution
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Re: Living in the Past

hi Xaphan I agree with Jack Bean. It isn't long enough to have led to the belief in a sixth sense. But lots of animals have much better ...

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by animartco
Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Living in the Past
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Re: Plants - genetics

I tried my best to understand Jack Bean's answer but could not. Can some one explain it in a simpler way?

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by ashanair70
Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Plants - genetics
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Re: The same old silly question about molarities

Well Jack bean... I was waiting with anticipation for your reply actually but not kind of that reply.. very elaborative :P ...

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by bravebeaker
Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:22 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: The same old silly question about molarities
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