Vicia villosa Lectin (VVL/VVA) - Colloidal Gold

Vicia villosa Lectin (VVL/VVA) - Colloidal Gold

Price: Regular price $193.23

SKU#: 21510852-1

Product Description

Affinity purified Vicia villosa lectin or agglutinin (VVL/VVA) is a tetramer composed of four subunits. VVL consists of A and B subunits, with a dominant isolectin that appears to be B subunit-rich. A4 isolectin agglutinates specifically A1 erythrocytes. B4 isolectin does not agglutinate A, B, or O-erythrocytes; however, B4 binds the Tn antigen, a molecule expressed on the surface of most tumor cells. A2B2 and similar tetramer isolectins display properties characteristic of both A4 and B4 isolections.Colloidal gold can be used to visualize localization of specific saccharide moieties and examine the distribution of plasma membrane glycoproteins based on the binding pattern of Vicia villosa Lectin (VVL/VVA). Colloidal gold labeled lectins can be viewed via electron microscopy.

Technical Specifications

Abbreviation: VVL/VVA
Material Source:: Hairy vetch
Conjugate:: Colloidal Gold
Concentration:: 1 mg/mL
Purity:: High Purity Grade
Shelf Life:: 1 year
Blood Group Specificity:: Non-specific
Preferred Sugar Specificity:: N-Acetylgalactosamine
Inhibiting or Eluting Sugar:: N-Acetylgalactosamine
Divalent Ions:: Ca++, Mn++
Excitation:: 550 nm
Emission:: 570 nm
Mitogenic Activity:: No
Lyophilized or Liquid: Liquid
Storage Temperature:: 2-8°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

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