Artocarpus Integrifiolia Lectin (Jacalin) (1 g)
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Artocarpus Integrifiolia Lectin (Jacalin) (1 g)

Code: A05-0133-1000
Manufacturer’s Part Number: 05-0133-1000
Product size: 1 g



Product Description

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For Research Use Only

Artocarpus Integrifiolia Lectin (Jacalin), isolated by affinity chromatography from jackfruit seeds, belongs to the family of galactose-binding lectins. Jacalin is a tetrameric two-chain lectin with a molecular weight of 66 kDa. Applications include isolating IgA from human serum, isolating human plasma glycoproteins and histochemistry.

A post-translational proteolytic modification of Jacalin gives the lectin a novel carbohydrate-binding site involving the N terminus of the α-chain. The relative affinities of the lectin for galactose derivatives, as well as the structural basis of its T-antigen specificity, are explained by its protein structure.

Jacalin is supplied without preservatives as a lyophilized white to light-yellow powder, essentially salt-free.

For laboratory use only.

Product Characteristics

  • Galactose-binding lectin.
  • Highly specific for the tumour-associated T-antigenic disaccharide.
  • Agglutinates human erythrocytes at a concentration of ≥ 7.8 µg/mL.
  • High activity.

Product Components

  • Appearance: White to light-yellow lyophilized powder.
  • Source: Jackfruit seeds.
  • Activity: Agglutinates human erythrocytes at a concentration of ≥ 7,8 µg/mL. Blood group non-specific after neuraminidase treatment.
  • Microorganisms: < 100 CFU/g.
  • Protein: > 80%.
  • Identity: SDS-PAGE, two homogeneous bands at 12 kDa and 16 kDa.
  • Shelf life: > Five years when stored at -20°.

Product Applications

Isolation of IgA from human serum.

Isolation of human plasma glycoproteins.

AIDS research.

Instructions For Use

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Technical Data

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Other Documents