Dolichos biflorus Lectin (DBA) - Cy3

Dolichos biflorus Lectin (DBA) - Cy3
Dolichos biflorus (Horse gram) Lectin (DBA) - Cy3
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SKU#: 21761102-1

Product Description

Dolichos biflorus agglutinin (DBA) is isolated from horse gram and purified by affinity chromatography. DBA is a glycoprotein with a molecular weight of about 111,000 and consists of 4 subunits of equal size. This lectin has an isoelectric point between pH 4.6 and pH 5.5. It has a carbohydrate specificity toward α-N-acetylgalactosamine and elutes with the sugar GalNAc.

DBA has been used as a general marker of developing renal collecting ducts, which can then be used to establish secretion status in blood group A individuals by hemagglutination inhibition and for detecting blood typing. DBA is over thousand times more active in agglutinating blood group A1 cells versus A2 cells, and is used to distinguish these blood types in routine serology applications, and has potential applications in examining tumors which affect the levels of blood group substances.

Reconstitute with sterile buffer. Calcium, manganese, magnesium, and zinc ions are required for binding.

Cy3 can be used to viualize the binding pattern of Dolichos biflorus Lectin (DBA) in cellular imaging and flow cytometry. Cy3 is more photostable than many other flourophores and can be seen with TRITC filter sets. It is commonly combined with green-fluorescent dyes for dual-labeling.

Technical Specifications

Abbreviation: DBA
Material Source:: Horse gram
Conjugate:: Cyanine 3 (Cy3)
Concentration:: 1 mg/mL
Shelf Life:: 1 year
Blood Group Specificity:: Non-specific
Preferred Sugar Specificity:: α-N-Acetylgalactosamine
Inhibiting or Eluting Sugar:: N-Acetylgalactosamine
Fluorescence:: Orange
Divalent Ions:: Ca++, Mn++, Mg++, Zn++
Excitation:: 550 nm
Emission:: 570 nm
Mitogenic Activity:: No
Lyophilized or Liquid: Liquid
Storage Temperature:: 2-8°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

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