Lectin Screening Kits

Convenient panels of commonly used lectins and lectin conjugates

Vector’s lectin screening kits provide a panel of lectins or lectin conjugates selected to offer a variety of sugar binding specificities.

Lectin Kit I

Lectin Kit II

Lectin Kit III

Lectin Kit Components

General sugar binding specificities for each kit are shown in the table below.

Lectin

Common Abbreviation

Primary Sugar Specificity

Lectin Kit I Components

Concanavalin A

Con A

Mannose

Dolichos biflorus agglutinin

DBA

N-Acetylgalactosamine

Peanut agglutinin

PNA

Galactose

Ricinus communis agglutinin I

RCA I

Galactose, N-Acetylgalactosamine

Soybean agglutinin

SBA

N-Acetylgalactosamine

Ulex Europaeus agglutinin I

UEA I

Fucose

Wheat Germ agglutinin

WGA

N-Acetylglucosamine

Lectin Kit II Components

Griffonia simplicifolia lectin I

GSL I

Galactose

Len culinaris lectin

LCA

Mannose

Phaseolus vulgaris erythroagglutinin

PHA-E

Complex structures

Phaseolus vulgaris leucoagglutinin

PHA-L

Complex Structures

Pisum sativum agglutinin

PSA

Mannose

Wheat Germ agglutinin, succinylated

Succinylated WGA

N-Acetylglucosamine

Lectin Kit III Components

Datura stramonium lectin

DSL

N-Acetylglucosamine

Erythrina cristagalli lectin

ECL

Galactose

Griffonia simplicifolia lectin II

GSL II

N-Acetylglucosamine

Jacalin

Jacalin

Galactose

Lycopersicon esculentum lectin

LEL

N-Acetylglucosamine

Solanum tuberosum lectin

STL

N-Acetylgalactosamine

Vicia villosa lectin

VVL

N-Acetylglucosamine


Resources

Lectins Application and Resource Guide

The Lectins Application and Resource Guide is a content rich educational booklet that provides
insight into how lectins are applied in biological sciences. With a focus on plant derived lectins, the guide showcases the flexibility and utilization of lectins and lectin conjugates in established lab applications.
Learn more about this guide >