This rat IgM monoclonal antibody was generated against polysaccharide and recognizes land plants pectic polysaccharide, homogalacturonan.
The antibody recognizes the homogalacturonan domain of pectic polysaccharides. It has no known cross-reactivity with other polymers. It can recognize pectic polysaccharides in several species. The antibody recognizes a range of homogalacturonan samples but appears to have a preference for and binds strongly to un-esterified homogalacturonan. Homogalacturonan is a pectic polysaccharide made up of α-1,4 linked galacturonic acid residues. Pectin is made up of a complex set of polysaccharides that are found in most primary cell walls and are particularly abundant in the non-woody parts of terrestrial plants. Pectin is a major component of the middle lamella, where it helps to bind cells together, but is also found in primary cell walls.
From the laboratory of Paul Knox, PhD, University of Leeds.
|Antigen:||Pectic polysaccharide. Homogalacturonan|
|Buffer:||Cell Culture Supernatant, 0.05% Sodium Azide|
|Tested Applications:||IF (1:10), ELISA (1:10)|
|Storage:||+4C (short term), -20C (long term)|
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