Lens culinaris Lectin (LCA/LCH) - Biotinylated

Lens culinaris Lectin (LCA/LCH) - Biotinylated

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SKU#: 21510070-1

Product Description

Affinity purified Lens culinaris lectin (LCA) is composed of four subunits that consists of an α-chain (MW: 5.7 kDa) and β-chain (MW: 17.5 kDa). It has a carbohydrate specificity toward α-D-mannose and α-D-glucose, eluting with the sugar MeαMan+MeαGlc. This lectin is useful in affinity chromatography columns for the separation of glycoconjugates. The two isomers LCA-A and LCA-B agglutinates human red blood cells, although not blood group specific. Activity of LCA is determined by haemagglutination with human blood and agglutinates a 2% suspension of human erythrocytes at a lectin concentration of 8µg/ml. LCA requires calcium and manganese ions for binding. See other LCA conjugates.

Biotin is a small molecule involved in a wide range of metabolic processes. This ligand forms a complex with Avidin and Streptavidin, resulting in the strongest non-covalent protein-ligand interaction known. Biotinylated Lens culinaris (Lentil) Lectin (LCA/LCH) has an appropriate amount of biotin bound to provide optimum detection characteristics when using an Avidin-HRP or Streptavidin-HRP conjugate. Biotinylated lectins allow for more sensitive detection in ELISA and Western-blotting applications.

Technical Specifications

Abbreviation: LCA/LCH
Material Source:: Lentil
Conjugate:: Biotinyl N- Hydroxysuccinimide Ester (Biotin)
Concentration:: 5 mg/mL
Molecular Weight:: 49 kDa
Purity:: High Purity Grade
Shelf Life:: 1 year
Blood Group Specificity:: Non-specific
Preferred Sugar Specificity:: α-Mannose, α-Glucose
Inhibiting or Eluting Sugar:: α-Methylmannoside + α-Methylglucoside
Divalent Ions:: Ca++, Mn++
Mitogenic Activity:: Yes
Lyophilized or Liquid: Liquid
Storage Temperature:: -20°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

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