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Galectin 3 (human)
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  11. Dagher et al. 1995. Identification of galectin-3 as a factor in pre-mRNA splicing
  12. Yang et al. 1996. Expression of galectin-3 modulates T-cell growth and apoptosis
  13. Orlandi et al. 1998. Galectin-3 is a presurgical marker of human thyroid carcinoma
  14. Paron et al. 2003. Nuclear localization of Galectin-3 in transformed thyroid cells: a role in transcriptional regulation

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LocusLink Locus ID: 3958
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) 153619 (Lecton, galactoside-binding, soluble, 3; LGALS3)
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