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Ratus ratus : Rat
Galectin IV



Molecular structure of
Rat:Galectin IV

Ratus ratus



Lecster ID:563 Edit Entry
Source Organism:Rat
Species:Ratus ratus
Common Nomenclature:Galectin IV
Class:Tandem Repeat S-lectin or galectin
Index Nomenclature:GLTa.Rat.Rat.xx.Xxxx
Characterization Notes:Recent findings suggest that colorectal galectin 4 may be involved in crosslinking the lateral cell membranes of the surface-lining epithelial cells, thereby reinforcing epithelial integrity against mechanical stress exerted by the bowel lumen.
Biological Activity:
Source Tissue:
Specificity:beta-galactoside sugars
Inhibitors:
References:J Histochem Cytochem 1999 Jan;47(1):75-82





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