Phaseolus limensis (Lima bean) Lectin (LBA) – PureCheck our terms regarding shipping costs, taxes and duties
Phaseolus limensis agglutinin (LBA) is isolated from lima bean seeds and purified by affinity chromatography. LBA is composed of 30, 000 Da subunits, of which two are joined by a disulfide bond. It has a carbohydrate specificity of terminal GalNAc(1, 3)Gal that elutes with N-acetylgalactosamine. LBA agglutinates blood group A erythrocytes but not blood groups B or O. Each subunit contains a cysteine residue which is required for both it’s carbohydrate- and metal-ion-binding activities. See other LBA conjugates.This product comes in a lyophilized form and is stored at -20° C. Metal ions calcium and manganese are required for binding.