|Calculated MW||26.0 kDa|
|Other Names||IgE-binding protein, MAC2, L-29, CPB-35, 35 kDa lectin, Carbohydrate-binding protein 35, Galactose-specific lectin 3, Galactoside-binding protein, IgE-binding protein, L-31, Laminin-binding protein, Lectin L-29, Mac-2 antigen|
|Application Notes||Reconstitute in H₂O to a concentration of 0.1-1.0 mg/ml. This solution can then be diluted into other aqueous buffers and stored at 4°C for 1 week or –20°C for future use.|
|Storage||-20°C; Sterile filtered and lyophilized from 0.5X PBS, pH 7.2.|
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Lectins are carbohydrate binding proteins that interact with glycoprotein and glycolipids on the surface of animal cells. The Galectins are lectins that recognize and interact with β-galactoside moieties. Galactin-3 regulates a number of biological processes, including embryogenesis, inflammatory responses, cell progression and metastasis. Galectin-3 can function intraCellularly in controlling cell cycle and preventing T-cell apoptosis, and also extraCellularly, in activating various cells, including monocytes/macrophages, mast cells, neutrophils, and lymphocytes. Recombinant Galectin-3 is a globular 26.0 kDa protein containing 250 amino acid residues, but no disulfide bonds.
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