Sambucus nigra Lectin (SNA/EBL I) - Ferritin

Sambucus nigra Lectin (SNA/EBL I) - Ferritin
Sambucus nigra (Elderberry) Lectin (SNA/EBL I) - Ferritin
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SKU#: 21510546-1

Product Description

Sambucus nigra Lectin (SNA/EBL I) is an isolectin isolated from elderberry bark and purified by affinity chromatography. SNA I belongs to the group of type 2 ribosome-inactivating proteins and is composed of an A-chain with enzymatic activity and a B-chain with carbohydrate-binding activity. It has specificity for α2,6-linked sialic acid residues, and elutes with the sugar lactose. SNA I can induce apoptosis through the caspase-dependent pathway at low concentrations. This effect depends on the carbohydrate binding of the B-chain and is independent from the catalytic activity of the A-chain.

Sambucus nigra Lectin (SNA/EBL I) is conjugated to ferritin, that has a molecular weight of 474,000 g/mol (all 24 subunits combined). Ferritin-conjugated lectins can be used to visualize localization of specific saccharide moieties and examine the distribution of plasma membrane glycoproteins. These conjugates can be viewed via electron microscopy.

Technical Specifications

Abbreviation: SNA/EBL I
Material Source:: Elderberry
Conjugate:: Ferritin
Concentration:: 1 mg/mL
Purity:: High Purity Grade
Shelf Life:: 1 year
Blood Group Specificity:: Non-specific
Preferred Sugar Specificity:: α2-6 Sialic Acid
Inhibiting or Eluting Sugar:: Lactose > β-Galactose
Divalent Ions:: None Required
Mitogenic Activity:: Yes
Lyophilized or Liquid: Liquid
Storage Temperature:: 2-8°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

Applications

References

  • Inoue K, Wada J, Eguchi J, Nakatsuka A, Teshigawara S, Murakami K, et al. (2013) Urinary Fetuin-A Is a Novel Marker for Diabetic Nephropathy in Type 2 Diabetes Identified by Lectin Microarray. PLoS ONE 8(10): e77118. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0077118
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