Absolute Lectins

Phaseolus vulgaris lectin M (PHA-M)

Article NoProduct namePack SizePriceQuantityBuy
Article No: 
05-1118-1000
Phaseolus vulgaris lectin M (PHA-M) pure
Pack Size: 
1000 mg
Price: 3,680 EUR
Article No: 
05-1118-25
Phaseolus vulgaris lectin M (PHA-M) pure
Pack Size: 
25 mg
Price: 165 EUR
Article No: 
05-0118-1000
Phaseolus vulgaris lectin M (PHA-M) crude
Pack Size: 
1000 mg
Price: 2,411 EUR
Article No: 
05-0118-25
Phaseolus vulgaris lectin M (PHA-M) crude
Pack Size: 
25 mg
Price: 104 EUR

Phaseolus vulgaris lectin M (PHA-M)

 

Features

• Two grades of purity; PHA-M pure and PHA-M crude
• Potent mitogen
• High erythroagglutinating activity

 

 

 

 

 

Applications

• Stimulation of cell proliferation in lymphocyte cultures • Erythroagglutination

 

Description

PHA-M is the mucoprotein variant of phytohemaglutinin isolated from red kidney bean. It contains up to 20% carbohydrates in conjugation with the protein which presents two bands corresponding to about 35 kDa according to SDS-PAGE in presence of mercaptoethanol. It is a potent mitogen used to stimulate cell proliferation in lymphocyte cultures and also has a powerful erythroagglutinating activity.

Storage and stability

Stable for at least 3 years from production date when stored below -20 ̊C. May be shipped at ambient temperature. After reconstitution in PBS pH 7.4, the solution may be stored frozen in working aliquots for up to 12 months. Repeated freez- ing and thawing is not recommended. If slight turbidity occurs upon prolonged storage, clarify the solution by centrifugation before use.

References

(1) Liener I. E., Sharon N., Goldstein I. J., (1986) The Lectins – Properties, Functions and Applications in Biology and Medicine.