|The Vicia villosa n/a (Catalog #MBS656456) is a Lectin and is intended for research purposes only. The product is available for immediate purchase.
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Purified Vicia villosa lectin (VVA), 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: More than 250ug/ml is usually required to agglutinate type A1 cells. Less than 1ug/ml will agglutinate neuraminidase treated cells regardless of blood type.
Carbohydrate Specificity: N-Acetylgalactosamine. Inhibitory Carbohydrate: N-Acetylgalactosamine.