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Biotinylated, succinylated Wheat Germ Agglutinin (WGA)

Catalog Number: B-1025S

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Unit Size: 5 mg

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Overview

    This derivative has been reported to have properties distinct from the native lectin. Evidence suggests that Succinylated Wheat Germ agglutinin does not bind to sialic acid residues, unlike the native form, but retains its specificity toward N-acetylglucosamine.

    Biotinylated, succinylated WGA has an appropriate number of biotins bound to provide the optimum staining characteristics for this lectin. This conjugate is supplied essentially free of unconjugated biotins and is preserved with sodium sodium azide.

    Additional Information

    Catalog Number B-1025S
    Unit Size 5 mg
    Country of Manufacture United States
    Applications Immunohistochemistry / Immunocytochemistry, Immunofluorescence, Blotting Applications, Elispot, ELISAs, Glycobiology
    Conjugate Biotinylated
    Sugar Specificity N-Acetylglucosamine
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    Details

    This derivative has been reported to have properties distinct from the native lectin. Evidence suggests that Succinylated Wheat Germ agglutinin does not bind to sialic acid residues, unlike the native form, but retains its specificity toward N-acetylglucosamine. Using conjugates of the native lectin and the succinylated form can provide a system to distinguish between sialylated glycoconjugates and those containing only N-acetylglucosamine structures.

    Biotinylated, succinylated WGA has an appropriate number of biotins bound to provide the optimum staining characteristics for this lectin. This conjugate is supplied essentially free of unconjugated biotins and is preserved with sodium sodium azide.

    This biotinylated lectin is an ideal intermediate for examining glycoconjugates using the Biotin-Avidin/Streptavidin System. First the biotinylated lectin is added, followed by the VECTASTAIN ABC Reagent, Avidin D conjugate, or streptavidin derivative.

    Inhibiting/Eluting Sugar: Chitin Hydrolysate or 500 mM N-acetylglucosamine with salt and/or acid elution generally required
    MSDS:
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