galectin-3 galactose-specific lectin which binds IgE. Expressed at a high level in the colonic epithelium. Also abundant in activated macrophages. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Cell surface; Extracellular matrix; Motility/polarity/chemotaxis
Cellular Component:  cytoplasm; extracellular region; spliceosomal complex
Molecular Function:  carbohydrate binding; IgE binding
Biological Process:  cell differentiation; innate immune response; mRNA processing; RNA splicing
Reference #:  P38486 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: 35 kDa lectin; Carbohydrate binding protein 35; CBP 35; Gal-3; Galactose-specific lectin 3; galectin 3; Galectin-3; IgE-binding protein; Laminin-binding protein; LEG3; LEG3_CANFA; LGALS3; Mac-2 antigen
Gene Symbols: LGALS3
Molecular weight: 30,330 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 7.78  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
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Cross-references to other databases:  STRING  |  Pfam  |  Phospho.ELM  |  NetworKIN  |  UniProtKB  |  Entrez-Gene  |  Ensembl Gene