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Galectin 3 Antibody – MCA-5C21

  • Clonality : Mouse Monoclonal
  • Applications : WB | IF/ICC | IHC
  • Reactivity : Human | Horse | Cow | Pig | Rat | Mouse

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Encor Mouse Monoclonal to Galectin-3 

This protein has several names including macrophage galactose-specific lectin or MAC2, galactoside-binding protein or GALBP, or Galectin 3 or Gal 3. It is a highly conserved molecule about 30 kDa in size.
Galectin 3 is a member of a multigene family of 15 vertebrate lectins all of which share one or in some cases two “carbohydrate recognition domains” (CRD) which bind to β-galactoside, a sugar moiety found on many cell surface proteins (1). Gal-3 is unusual in that it also includes, at the N terminus, multiple proline, tyrosine and glycine rich repeats which allows this molecule to oligomerize, so allowing high avidity binding to β-galactoside.

Gal-3 is a multifunctional protein which is expressed both on the cell surface, cytoplasm and nucleus, and which appears to function both in specific carbohydrate binding and in the regulation of mRNA splicing (1,2). Much evidence suggests that Gal-3 has an important role in the regulation of inflammatory responses and fibrogenesis (3). The HGNC name for this protein is LGALS3.

HGNC name(s) : LGALS3

Host : Mouse

Clonality : Monoclonal

ID : EnCor Biotechnology Galectin 3 5C21

Reactivity : Human | Horse | Cow | Pig | Rat | Mouse

Isotype : IgG1

Conjugation : none

Immunogen : Recombinant full length human

Mass of detected protein : 30 kDa

Uniprot ID : P17931

KGNC name : LGALS3

RRID # : AB_2572283

Purification : Affinity purified at 1 mg/mL

Storage : Shipped on ice. Store at 4°C. For long term storage, leave frozen at -20°C. Avoid freeze / thaw cycles.

Validated applications : WB | IF/ICC | IHC

Suggested Dilutions: 

WB:1:5 000. ICC/IF and IHC: 1:2 000 .


Link to on EnCor’s website 

References :

1. Haudek, K. C., Patterson, R. J., Wang, J. L. SR proteins and galectins: what’s in a name? Glycobiology 20:1199-1207 (2011).

2. Haudek, K. C., Spronk, K. J., Voss, P. G., Patterson, R. J., Wang, J. L., Arnoys, E. J. Dynamics of galectin-3 in the nucleus and cytoplasm. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1800:181-189 (2011).

3. Henderson, N. C., Sethi, T. The regulation of inflammation by galectin-3. Immunological Reviews 230:160-171 (2009).

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