Galanthus Nivalis Lectin (GNA) (5 mg)
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Galanthus Nivalis Lectin (GNA) (5 mg)

Code: A05-0120-5
Manufacturer’s Part Number: 05-0120-5
Product size: 5 mg

Price: $137.00

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Product Description

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For Research Use Only

Galanthus Nivalis Lectin (GNA) is isolated from snowdrop bulbs and has a molecular weight of 52 kDa. The lectin contains little or no carbohydrate and does not need Ca2+ or Mn2+ for binding, since unlike most mannose-specific lectins it is not a metalloprotein. Structures containing (α-1,3) mannose residues are preferred for binding. Unlike the majority of mannose-binding lectins, GNA does not bind alpha-linked glucose.

GNA is supplied without preservatives as a lyophilized powder.

Larger quantities are available on request.

For laboratory use only.

Product Characteristics

  • Contains little or no carbohydrate.
  • Binds serum IgM and α2-macroglobulin.
  • Sugar specificity: structures containing (α-1,3) mannose residues.

Product Components

  • Appearance: White to cream colored lyophilized powder.
  • Source: Snowdrop bulbs.
  • Molecular weight: 52 kDa.
  • Sugar specificity: (α-1,3) Man residues.
  • Activity: Blood group non-specific.
  • Microorganisms: < 100 CFU/g.
  • Protein content: > 85 %, OD280nm (ε 1 mg/mL = 1.14), > 95%, essentially salt free.
  • Identity: SDS-PAGE, one band at 13 kDa.
  • Shelf life: > Five years when stored at -20°.

Product Applications

Model systems to help understand the molecular basis of how proteins recognize carbohydrates.

HIV research.

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