Sophora japonica lectin product blogThe Sophora japonica n/a (Catalog #MBS656310) is a Lectin and is intended for research purposes only. The product is available for immediate purchase.
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Purified Sophora japonica lectin (SJA).
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: Less than 30ug/ml will agglutinate human type B erythrocytes.
Carbohydrate Specificity: N-Acetylgalactosamine. Inhibitory Carbohydrate: N-Acetylgalactosamine > Galactose.