Galectins

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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.

Ligands

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

galectin-3 {Sp: Human} Show summary » More detailed page

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

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Galectins. Accessed on 21/05/2018. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetopharmacology.org/GRAC/FamilyDisplayForward?familyId=992.