FIGURE 33.4. Functional interactions of galectins with cell-surface glycoconjugates and extracellular glycoconjugates can lead to cell adhesion and cell signaling.

FIGURE 33.4

Functional interactions of galectins with cell-surface glycoconjugates and extracellular glycoconjugates can lead to cell adhesion and cell signaling. Interactions of galectins with intracellular ligands may also contribute to the regulation of intracellular pathways.

Symbol Key: FIGURE 33.4. Functional interactions of galectins with cell-surface glycoconjugates and extracellular glycoconjugates can lead to cell adhesion and cell signaling.

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Essentials of Glycobiology. 2nd edition.
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Cold Spring Harbor (NY): Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; 2009.
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