|The Sambucus nigra n/a (Catalog #MBS656461) is a Lectin and is intended for research purposes only. The product is available for immediate purchase.
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Pure Sambucus nigra II lectin from elderberry bark, HRP conjugated.
Lectins are derived from the extracts of plants, animals, viruses and microorganisms and are known to agglutinate red blood cells. These agglutinins can select cell types according to blood group activities utilizing sugar-binding mechanisms.
Lectins form precipitates with glycoconjugates and are useful for identifying or separating oligosaccharides with identical sugar compositions such as galactose, mannose or glucose.
Activity: SNA-II agglutinates animal and human erythrocytes. The lectin has a slight preference for type B over An and type O erythrocytes (4).
Carbohydrate Specificity: GalNAc > Gal. Inhibitory Carbohydrate: High concentration Lactose > b-Galactose.