Phaseolus vulgaris Lectin (PHA-L) - Cy3

Phaseolus vulgaris Lectin (PHA-L) - Cy3
Phaseolus vulgaris (Kidney bean) Lectin (PHA-L) - Cy3
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Price: Regular price $153.32

SKU#: 21761134-1

Product Description

Phaseolus vulgaris lectin (PHA-L) is affinity purified lectin made up of four subunits with carbohydrate specificity for complex oligosaccharides. PHA-L is known as leucoagglutinin and has high mitogenic and leucoagglutinating activity, and low erythroagglutinating activity. This lectin exhibits no agglutination with human erythrocytes. PHA-E differs from PHA-L in that the leucoagglutinin reacts strongly with Tamm-Horsfall glycoprotein and reacts weakly with porcine thyroglobulin. PHA-L binds to fetuin but does not precipitate the glycoprotein. This lectin is strongly inhibited by trisaccharide Gal β(1,4)GlcNAcβ(1,2)Man, and although this structure is present in many glycoproteins, PHA-L does not react with all of them. This lectin reacts strongly with certain carcinoma cell lines of high metastatic potential and has been proposed as a probable therapeutic agent. It has shown potential to inhibit graft vs. host reaction in transplantation studies and has also shown to promote the production of cytotoxic agents which could be useful in cancer therapy.

Cy3 can be used to visualize the binding pattern of Phaseolus vulgaris Lectin (PHA-L) in cellular imaging and flow cytometry. Cy3 is more photostable than many other fluorophores and can be seen with TRITC filter sets. It is commonly combined with green-fluorescent dyes for dual-labeling.

Technical Specifications

Abbreviation: PHA-L
Material Source:: Kidney bean
Conjugate:: Cyanine 3 (Cy3)
Concentration:: 1 mg/mL
Molecular Weight:: N/A
Molecular Formula:: N/A
Shelf Life:: 1 year
Blood Group Specificity:: Non-specific
Preferred Sugar Specificity:: Complex N-Glycans
Inhibiting or Eluting Sugar:: Bovine Thyroglobulin, Acetic Acid
Fluorescence:: Orange
Divalent Ions:: Ca++, Mn++
Excitation:: 550 nm
Emission:: 570 nm
Mitogenic Activity:: Yes
Lyophilized or Liquid: Liquid
Storage Temperature:: 2-8°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

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