Galectins in regulation of apoptosis

Fu-Tong Liu, Ri Yao Yang, Jun Saegusa, Huan Yuan Chen, Daniel K. Hsu

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Abstract

The term "galectins" was given in 1994 to a family of animal lectins that bind to β-galactosides and contain comparable sequences of amino acids in their genes and proteins [1]. At that time, there were just four identified members, but now 15 members have been described in mammals, with similar proteins found in various animal species, as well as in insects and plants.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Pages431-442
Number of pages12
Volume705
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

Publication series

NameAdvances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Volume705
ISSN (Print)00652598

Keywords

  • Apoptosis
  • Galectins
  • Glycans
  • Signal transduction
  • T cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)

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    Liu, F-T., Yang, R. Y., Saegusa, J., Chen, H. Y., & Hsu, D. K. (2011). Galectins in regulation of apoptosis. In Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (Vol. 705, pp. 431-442). (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; Vol. 705). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-7877-6_22