Lens culinaris Lectin (LCA/LCH) - Texas Red

Lens culinaris Lectin (LCA/LCH) - Texas Red
Lens culinaris (Lentil) Lectin (LCA/LCH) - Texas Red
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SKU#: 21761035-1

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.Texas Red is a red-fluorescent dye and when bound to Lens culinaris (Lentil) Lectin (LCA/LCH) can show the binding pattern of this lectin in cellular imaging applications. There is very little overlap between the emission spectra of Texas Red and FITC making this combination ideal for dual-labeling experiments. Rhodamine dyes, such as Texas Red, are more photostable and less sensitive to pH change when compared to other dyes such as fluorescein.

Technical Specifications

Abbreviation: LCA/LCH
Material Source:: Lentil
Conjugate:: Texas Red
Concentration:: 5 mg/mL
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
Fluorescence:: Red
Divalent Ions:: Ca++, Mn++
Excitation:: 595 nm
Emission:: 615 nm
Mitogenic Activity:: Yes
Lyophilized or Liquid: Liquid
Storage Temperature:: -20°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

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