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Original publication names: Gal-1 and Gal-3

Colony code name: GN

Gene symbols: Lgals1 and Lgals3

Gene names: Galectin-1: L14 S-type lectin, Galbp, galectin-1, L-14.5, L14, Lect14; Galectin-3: gal 3, L-34, Mac-2, eBP, IgE-binding protein


Protein names: Galectin-1 and Galectin-3

Chromosomes: 15 and 14

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

Genomic DNA source: Galectin-1: an unreported strain; Galectin-3: an outbred strain

Mutation type: Knockout, neo replacement and neo replacement of exons 2 to 4

ES cell line: CCE (Robertson E.) and WW6

Current genetic background: Mixed C57Bl/6 and 129/Sv

Name of contributing investigator: Cummings R.

Name of institution: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Primary references: Colnot C, et al. Developmental Dynamics. 1998;211(4):306-313 [PubMed] and Poirier F, et al. Developmental Dynamics. 1993;119(4):1229-1236. [PubMed]

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