Pisum sativum Lectin (PSA/PSL) - Biotinylated

Pisum sativum Lectin (PSA/PSL) - Biotinylated

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SKU#: 21510100-1

Product Description

Affinity purified Pisum sativum lectin or agglutinin (PSA) is a heterodimer that consists of four subunits. It has a carbohydrate specificity towards α-linked mannose-containing oligosaccharides. It’s hemagglutinating activity can be inhibited by glucose, mannose, and sucrose. It does not have a blood group specificity. The N-terminal sequence of the lectin has shown some degree of homology compared to lectins from other legume species. Pisum sativum lectin has also shown mitogenic effect toward murine splenocytes and could inhibit activity of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase. PSA is often used to differentiate virally transformed from normal cells. Calcium and manganese ions are required for activity.

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 Pisum sativum Lectin (PSA/PSL) 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: PSA/PSL
Material Source:: Pea
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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