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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Galectins

    A class of animal lectins that bind specifically to beta-galactoside in a calcium-independent manner. Members of this class are distiguished from other lectins by the presence of a conserved carbohydrate recognition domain. The majority of proteins in this class bind to sugar molecules in a sulfhydryl-dependent manner and are often referred to as S-type lectins, however this property is not required for membership in this class.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of galectins in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of galectins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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