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Original publication name: Gal-3

Colony code name: GC

Gene symbol: Lgals3

Gene name(s): Galectin-3, gal 3, L-34, Mac-2, eBP, IgE-binding protein

Protein name: Galectin-3

Chromosome: 14

Reported function: Non-enzymatic, non-immunological b-galactosidase binding protein

Genomic DNA source: BALB/c

Mutation type: Neo insertion interrupting exon 5

ES cell line: D1

Current genetic background: C57Bl/6 (at least eight generations backcrossed)

Name of contributing investigator: Liu F.-T.

Name of institution: La Jolla Institute of Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, California

Primary reference: Hsu DK, et al. American Journal of Pathology. 2000;156(3):1073-1083. [PubMed]

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