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Galectin 3 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Galectin 3
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.503.307.300
Unique ID
D037502
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D037502
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
CBP-30
CBP-35
CBP35
Carbohydrate-Binding Protein 35
Epsilon-Binding Protein
Galectin-3
HL-29
IgE Binding Protein
IgEBP
L-29 Lectin
L-31
L-34
L30 Lectin
LGALS3
Mac-2 Antigen
Macrophage-2 Antigen
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2003; MAC-2 ANTIGEN (now GALECTIN 3 ) was indexed under ANTIGENS, DIFFERENTIATION 1994-2002
History Note
2003; use GALECTIN 3 (NM) 1994-2002
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/02
Revision Date
2004/07/07
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