Ulex europaeus Lectin (UEA I) - Texas Red

Ulex europaeus Lectin (UEA I) - Texas Red

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Product Description

Ulex europaeus agglutinin (UEA I) is affinity purified isolated from gorse seeds and separated from crude extract by affinity chromatography. It is consists of two subunits. The lectin is a glycoprotein that has no mitogenic activity to agglutinates type O erythrocytes, and of a lesser degree to individuals with A2 erythrocytes.UEA I reacts strongly with α(1,2) linked fucose residues but poorly or not at all with α(1,3) or α(1,6)-linked fucose. UEA I is unable to bind internal fucose structures and the presence of an internal α(1,3)-linked fucose on the H type 2 oligosaccharide decreases lectin affinity for this blood group antigen by 3-fold.UEA I has been used as a marker for vascular endothelium and used to identify endothelial cells of benign vascular lesions more specifically than antibodies Factor VII-related antigen. UEA I coated magnetic beads have been used to isolate endothelial cells associated with micro-vessels for subsequent cell culture. This lectin has also been used to differentiate between angiosarcomas and epithelial tumor.Texas Red is a red-fluorescent dye and when bound to Ulex europaeus Lectin (UEA I) 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: UEA I
Material Source:: Gorse
Conjugate:: Texas Red
Concentration:: 2 mg/mL
Purity:: High Purity Grade
Shelf Life:: 1 year
Blood Group Specificity:: Non-specific
Preferred Sugar Specificity:: α-Fucose
Inhibiting or Eluting Sugar:: L-Fucose
Fluorescence:: Red
Divalent Ions:: Ca++, Mn++, Zn++
Excitation:: 595 nm
Emission:: 615 nm
Mitogenic Activity:: No
Lyophilized or Liquid: Liquid
Storage Temperature:: -20°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

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