Vicia villosa Lectin (VVL/VVA) - Ferritin

Vicia villosa Lectin (VVL/VVA) - Ferritin

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SKU#: 21510552-1

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.Vicia villosa Lectin (VVL/VVA) 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: VVL/VVA
Material Source:: Hairy vetch
Conjugate:: Ferritin
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++
Mitogenic Activity:: No
Lyophilized or Liquid: Liquid
Storage Temperature:: 2-8°C
Hazardous Shipping:: Non-hazardous

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