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Lectin Guide


Lectins Guide

Extensive Lectins
Application and Resource Guide

The Lectins Application and Resource Guide is a content rich educational booklet that provides insight into how lectins are applied in biological sciences. With a focus on plant derived lectins, the guide showcases the flexibility and utilization of lectins and lectin conjugates in established lab applications.

Learn how lectins are used in identifying changing glycan profiles in normal and disease states, and as valuable tools for cellular marking, neural tracing, in vivo vasculogenesis mapping, viral capture, and much more. This guide will have broad appeal for both experts and novices alike.

Key Features of this Guide include:

  • Lectin introductory overview and history timeline
  • Twelve (12) applications using lectins, including general procedures, reference images, and published citations
  • Tables highlighting lectin sugar specificity, properties, and structures
  • Independent assessment of lectins by the National Center for Functional Glycomics (NCFG)
  • Use of lectins in coronavirus research
  • Complete product listing along with accessory glycobiology products