Pokeweed Mitogen From Phytolacca Americana
Pokeweed mitogen (PWM) is extracted from pokeweed roots. This protein has hemagglutinating, leukoagglutinating, and mitogenic properties. PWM is not blood group specific, but has affinity for N-acetyl-β-D-glucosamine oligomers.
|Alternate Names||PWM; Pokeweed mitogen|
|Physical Appearance||Lyophilized powder|
|Solubility||Soluble in phosphate buffered saline (1 mg/mL).|
|Specific Activity||Shows agglutination when tested with human red blood cells.|
|Storage and Handling||Store desiccated at 2-8°C. After reconstitution aliquot and store at -20°C.|