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Pisum Sativum Agglutinin (PSA), Unconjugated (L-1050-10)

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Description

Pisum sativum agglutinin is nearly identical in structure and carbohydrate specificity to Lens culinaris agglutinin. The lectin has specificity toward α-linked mannose-containing oligosaccharides, with an N-acetylchitobiose-linked α-fucose residue included in the receptor sequence. Calcium and manganese ions are required for activity.

Specifications

Unit Size10 mg
ApplicationsImmunohistochemistry / Immunocytochemistry, Immunofluorescence, Blotting Applications, Glycobiology, Mitogenic Stimulation
Recommended UsageAlthough many buffers can be employed for reconstituting and diluting this lectin, 10 mM HEPES buffered saline, pH 8.5, 0.1 mM CaCl2 is recommended. For preserving solutions stored at 4 ºC, 0.08% sodium azide can be used.
Recommended Storage2-8 °C
ConjugateUnconjugated
Sugar SpecificityMannose, Glucose

Citations

Technical Information

PSA has been used to fractionate cells, to isolate glycoproteins and glycopeptides, to distinguish between normal and virally transformed cells, as a T-cell mitogen, and as an inhibitor of allograft rejection.

Inhibiting/Eluting Sugar: mixture of 200 mM α-methylmannoside/200 mM α-methylglucoside

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