Pisum sativum Lectin (PSA/PSL) - Semi-Pure

Pisum sativum Lectin (PSA/PSL) - Semi-Pure

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SKU#: 21511398-1

Product Description

Fractionated 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.

Technical Specifications

Abbreviation: PSA/PSL
Material Source:: Pea
Conjugate:: None
Preferred Sugar Specificity:: α-Mannose, α-Glucose
Inhibiting or Eluting Sugar:: α-Methylmannoside + α-Methylglucoside
Divalent Ions:: Ca++, Mn++
Mitogenic Activity:: Yes
Storage Temperature:: -20°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

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