Lycopersicon esculentum (LEA) (Biotin)
Size : 1mg
Brand : US Biological
Shipping TempBlue Ice
Pure Lycopersicon esculentum lectin (LEA) from Tomato, Biotin conjugated.
Lectins are derived from the extracts of plants, animals, viruses and microorganisms and are known to agglutinate red blood cells. These agglutinins can select cell types according to blood group activities utilizing sugar-binding mechanisms.
Lectins form precipitates with glycoconjugates and are useful for identifying or separating oligosaccharides with identical sugar compositions such as galactose, mannose or glucose.
Carbohydrate Specificity: beta (1,4)-linked N-Acetylglucosamine.
GlcNAc beta (1,4) GlcNA coligomers up to 4 carbohydrate units. The GlcNAc residues do not need to appear consecutively.
50-60ug/ml will agglutinate type O human erythrocytes. 5-10ug/ml will agglutinate neuraminidase treated cells.
Storage and Stability:
Lyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months after receipt at -20°C. Reconstitute with sterile buffer Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 6 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
Pure Lycopersicon esculentum lectin (LEA) from Tomato
~1mg/ml (after reconstitution)
Supplied as a lyophilized powder from PBS, pH 7.3. Labeled with Biotin. Labeled with Biotin. Reconstitute with 1ml sterile buffer.
This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.