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Galectin 3

"Galectin 3" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Galectin 3" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Galectin 3" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 117 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2015
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