Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Concanavalin A coating

  1. Jul 6, 2011 #1
    Can anyone tell me why are Concanavalin A coated dishes used in cell imaging?

    Nancy
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 11, 2011 #2
    A laboratory based biologist could give you a more detailed answer, but Concanavalin A is apparently used to bind glycosul and mannosyl groups.

    http://jura.wi.mit.edu/sabatini_public/fly_array/ConA.htm
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook