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The human galectins (galactoside-binding lectins) are a family of 15 glycan-binding proteins that exclusively bind β-galactosides [1]. These proteins participate in a wide and diverse range of intracellular and extracellular biological and pathological processes, including roles in roles in cancer, immunity and inflammation, and development.


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galectin-1 {Sp: Human} Show summary » More detailed page

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galectin 9 {Sp: Human} Show summary » More detailed page


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Galectins. Accessed on 18/04/2024. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,