Lycopersicon esculentum (Tomato) Lectin (LEL, TL), Unconjugated

SKU Unit Size Price Qty
L-1170-2 2 mg
See our distributors

To request a quote for products:

  1. Click “Contact Us” in the header bar above;
  2. Click “Customer Service”;
  3. Complete the form and provide the following information in the “Comments” section: note you would like a quote, item number (SKU) and quantity;
  4. Click “Submit”.


Tomato lectin (from Lycopersicon esculentum) is an effective marker of blood vessels and microglial cells in rodents. Conjugation of the lectin with a fluorophore facilitates fast, one-step detection and visualization using intravascular perfusion methods or direct application to tissue sections.


More Information
Unit Size 2 mg
Applications Glycobiology
Recommended Usage Although many buffers can be employed for reconstituting this lectin, 10 mM HEPES buffered saline, pH 8.5, 0.1 mM CaCl2 is recommended.
Recommended Storage 2-8 °C; for long term storage, aliquots may be stored frozen or preserved with 0.08% sodium azide in the recommended buffer and stored at 2-8 °C
Conjugate Unconjugated
Sugar Specificity [GlcNAc]1-3, N-Acetylglucosamine



Technical Information

Tomato lectin (from Lycopersicon esculentum) is a very stable single subunit glycoprotein containing about 50 percent arabinose and galactose and may form multimeric aggregates in solution. Tomato lectin, although sharing some specificities with potato lectin, Datura lectin, and wheat germ agglutinin, has been reported to be dissimilar in many respects. LEL binds well to glycophorin and Tamm-Horsfall glycoprotein and has been used effectively to label vascular endothelium in rodents.

Inhibiting/Eluting Sugar: Chitin Hydrolysate

Home All Products Lycopersicon esculentum lectin (LEL) Lycopersicon esculentum (Tomato) Lectin (LEL, TL), Unconjugated