Lotus tetragonolobus (TRITC)
Size : 2mg
Brand : US Biological
Shipping TempBlue Ice
Pure Lotus tetragonolobus lectin (Lotus) from asparagus pea, TRITC 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: L-Fucose
Inhibitory Carbohydrate: alpha L-Fucose
Activity: Less than 10ug/ml will agglutinate neuraminidase treated type O human erythrocytes.
Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4°C for short-term only. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Aliquots are stable for 6 months after receipt 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. TRITC conjugates are extremely sensitive to light.
Supplied as a liquid in PBS, pH 7.3, 0.05% sodium azide. Labeled with TRITC.
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.