LGALS4

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LGALS4

A gene on chromosome 19q13.2 that encodes a galectin family-type carbohydrate-binding protein, which modulates cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions. LGALS is only expressed in the (large and small) intestine, and is under-expressed in colorectal cancer.
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Identification of galectin-4 isoforms in porcine small intestine.
Galectin-4 was found as an isoform in the porcine small intestine (Melissa et al.