In article <jdb-230996164547 at wintermute.bioc.rice.edu>, John Bishop
<jdb at bioc.rice.edu> writes
>>Does anyone know where I can find a list of proteins to which concanavalin
>A is known to bind? I've looked around and called some ConA suppliers and
>horseradish peroxidase is the only protein anyone will confirm as being
>recognized by ConA. For example, what else in a whole cell extract would
>be expected to bind to a ConA column?
I use con A to bind glycoforms of alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (orosomucoid) in
my work. As far as I know con A will bind to any protein that has bi-
antennary glycans attached as this is the glycan motif that con A recognises.
I hope this is of some help
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