"Galectin 3" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A multifunctional galactin initially discovered as a macrophage antigen that binds to IMMUNOGLOBULIN E, and as 29-35-kDa lectin that binds LAMININ. It is involved in a variety of biological events including interactions with galactose-containing glycoconjugates, cell proliferation, CELL DIFFERENTIATION, and APOPTOSIS.
- Galectin 3
- Epsilon-Binding Protein
- Epsilon Binding Protein
- IgE Binding Protein
- Binding Protein, IgE
- Protein, IgE Binding
- L-29 Lectin
- L 29 Lectin
- L30 Lectin
- Mac-2 Antigen
- Antigen, Mac-2
- Mac 2 Antigen
- Macrophage-2 Antigen
- Antigen, Macrophage-2
- Macrophage 2 Antigen
- Carbohydrate-Binding Protein 35
- Carbohydrate Binding Protein 35
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