Protein Name galectin 3
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 83781
Gene Symbol


UniProt P08699 (LEG3_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 102
Total Number of Articles : 96

galectin 3

Gene Summary

Enables several functions, including Fc-gamma receptor I complex binding activity; IgE binding activity; and advanced glycation end-product receptor activity. Involved in several processes, including negative regulation of cell proliferation in bone marrow; positive regulation of angiogenesis; and positive regulation of serotonin secretion. Located in several cellular components, including cell surface; extracellular space; and nucleus. Biomarker of several diseases, including acute kidney failure; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; brain ischemia; congestive heart failure; and type 1 diabetes mellitus. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in asthma. Orthologous to human LGALS3 (galectin 3). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • galectin-3
  • 35 kDa lectin
  • CBP 35
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