Research progress of Galectin-1 in the development of tumor / 中国医师杂志
Journal of Chinese Physician ; (12): 648-651,657, 2015.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-601540
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ABSTRACTNowadays more and more biologists and immunologists focus on Galectin-1 due to the in -depth study of Galectins.As one of the important member of Galectins,Galectin-1 distributes widely,exists in a variety of tissues and cells,involves in cell adhesion,proliferation,apoptosis and inflammatory reaction,and results in a variety of physiological and pathological process.Recent studies have found that Galectin-1 expression in a variety of malignant tumor with a close relationship with tumor occurrence,invasion,development,anti-tumor immunity,and metastasis.It may be a potentially new target for cancer and inflammation therapies.This present paper reviews the current research about Galectin-1 and tumor progression.
Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Journal of Chinese Physician Year: 2015 Type: Article