Lysine-dextrans are well-characterised dextran fractions derived from Leuconostoc mesenteroides to which lysine is coupled.
Storage and stability
Lysine-dextran is stable for more than 6 years when stored dry in well-sealed containers at ambient temperature.
Lysine-dextran dissolves readily in water.
Lysine-dextran can be labeled with dyes or biomolecules under mild conditions and fixes well in cells and tissue when treated with formaldehyde or glutaraldehyde. Read more about application here.