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61764 Sigma

Lectin from Phaseolus vulgaris

lyophilized, powder

Synonym: PHA, Red kidney bean Agglutinin



Related Categories Phaseolus vulgaris (Red kidney bean), Glycan Recognizing Proteins, Glycobiology, Lectins, Molecular Biology,
form   powder
quality   lyophilized
mol wt   Mr ~128000
storage temp.   2-8°C


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Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.


Lectin was used in isolation and culture of optimized peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs).

General description

Lectins are distinct proteins or glycoproteins that have at least one non-catalytic domain which fixes reversibly to a definite mono- or oligosaccharide. Some of their potentially utilizable biological assets include: antitumor, immunomodulatory and anti-insect, antifungal, antibacterial, anti-HIV, and mitogenic properties.

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NONH for all modes of transport
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Can I dissolve Product 61764, Lectin from Phaseolus vulgaris (PHA), in my cell culture medium?
The PHA-P can be dissolved in various types of cell culture media, but without serum present (serum-free medium).
What concentration of Product 61764, Lectin from Phaseolus vulgaris (PHA), should be used to stimulate my cells?
A general starting range of concentration of PHA-P for cell stimulation is from 1-10 micrograms/mL.  (Please note that Fluka 61764 is not specifically tested in Quality Control for use in cell culture.)
Which form of PHA is Product 61764, Lectin from Phaseolus vulgaris?
Fluka 61764 is of the form PHA-P, which is a mixture of PHA-E and PHA-L.
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