Griffonia simplicifolia Lectin (GSL II) - Ferritin

Griffonia simplicifolia Lectin (GSL II) - Ferritin
Griffonia simplicifolia (Bandeiraea) Lectin (GSL II) - Ferritin
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SKU#: 21511075-1

Product Description

GSL II is affinity purified tetramer that contains a single type of 30 kDa subunit. It has insecticidal structure/function, the first GlcNAc binding legume lectin proven to have insecticidal activity.

This lectin has a carbohydrate specificity for αGal and αGalNAc and elutes with galactose or N-acetylgalactosamine. Increasing the number of N-acetylglucosamine residues beyond two does not improve affinity. It has been reported to be unique in its ability to recognize exclusively α- or β-linked N-acetylglucosamine residues on the nonreducing terminal oligosaccharides. This lectin shows specificity for blood group A(-SA) greater than blood group B(-SA).

Griffonia simplicifolia Lectin (GSL II) is conjugated to ferritin, that has a molecular weight of 474,000 g/mol (all 24 subunits combined). Ferritin-conjugated lectins can be used to visualize localization of specific saccharide moieties and examine the distribution of plasma membrane glycoproteins. These conjugates can be viewed via electron microscopy.

Technical Specifications

Abbreviation: GSL II
Material Source:: Bandeiraea
Conjugate:: Ferritin
Concentration:: 2 mg/mL
Shelf Life:: 1 year
Blood Group Specificity:: Non-specific
Preferred Sugar Specificity:: α-N-Acetylglucosamine, β-N-Acetylglucosamine
Inhibiting or Eluting Sugar:: Chitin Hydrolysate or N-Acetylglucosamine
Divalent Ions:: Ca++, Mn++
Mitogenic Activity:: No
Lyophilized or Liquid: Liquid
Storage Temperature:: -20°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

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