LGALS8 - Galectin-8 - human protein (Function)
 
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LGALS8 »  Galectin-8  (Gal-8)
 
Protein also known as:  Prostate carcinoma tumor antigen 1 (PCTA-1).
Gene name:  LGALS8
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Lectin with a marked preference for 3'-O-sialylated and 3'-O-sulfated glycans.  
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  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Carbohydrate bindingdefinition[GO:0030246] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
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  • IPIIntAct
GO biological process 
Plasma cell differentiationdefinition[GO:0002317] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
T cell costimulationdefinition[GO:0031295] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
 

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Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: Galectin-8
GeneWiki: LGALS8
GenomeRNAi: 3964
PRO: PR:O00214