Griffonia simplicifolia Lectin (GSL II) - TRITC (Rhodamine)

Griffonia simplicifolia Lectin (GSL II) - TRITC (Rhodamine)
Griffonia simplicifolia (Bandeiraea) Lectin (GSL II) - TRITC (Rhodamine)
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SKU#: 21511077-1

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 labeled with tetramethylrhodamine isothiocyanate (TRITC) and has an appropriate number of fluorochromes bound to provide the optimum staining characteristics for this lectin. TRITC is a bright orange or red-fluorescent dye with excitation ideally suited to the 532-nm laser line. TRITC labeled GSL II can be used for cellular imaging applications.

Technical Specifications

Abbreviation: GSL II
Material Source:: Bandeiraea
Conjugate:: Tetramethylrhodamine (TRITC)
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
Fluorescence:: Orange
Divalent Ions:: Ca++, Mn++
Excitation:: 545-555 nm
Emission:: 570-580 nm
Mitogenic Activity:: No
Lyophilized or Liquid: Liquid
Storage Temperature:: -20°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

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