|Product Overview:||This product is the Biotinylated Griffonia (Bandeiraea) Simplicifolia Lectin I and has sugar specificity against Galactose, N-Acetylgalactosamine.|
|Description:||GSL I is a family of glycoproteins with molecular weights of approximately 114 kDa. There are two types of subunits, termed A and B , with slightly different molecular weights. These subunits combine to form tetrameric structures, resulting in five isolectins. The A -rich lectin preferentially agglutinates blood group A erythrocytes and thus appears to be specific for α-N-acetylgalactosamine residues, while the B -rich lectin preferentially agglutinates blood group B cells and is specific for α-galactose residues. This GSL I is a mixture of the five isolectins. GSL I has been reported to bind several glycoproteins including laminin.|
|Form:||10 mM HEPES, pH 7.5, 0.15 M NaCl, 0.08% sodium azide, 0.1 mM Ca2+.|
|Bio-activity:||Inhibiting/Eluting Sugar: mixture of 200 mM galactose/200 mM N-acetylgalactosamine.
Carbohydrate-Binding Specificity: Galactose, N-Acetylgalactosamine.
|Molecular Mass:||114 kDa|
|Applications:||Immunohistochemistry / Immunocytochemistry, Immunofluorescence, Blotting Applications, Elispot, ELISAs|
|Usage:||For most applications we recommend a freshly prepared working solution of 5-20 µg/ml.|
|Storage:||Refrigerate; for long term storage, aliquots may be stored frozen.|
|Synonyms:||Lectin; GSL I; BSL I|
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