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Gene/ORF Y55B1AR.1 (lec-6) Ace View of Y55B1AR.1
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Description  lec-6 encodes a 'proto' type galectin (beta-galactosyl-binding lectin) containing a single carbohydrate recognition domain; by homology, LEC-6 may play roles in cell adhesion and aggregation, proliferation, or programmed cell death, but as loss of lec-6 activity via large-scale RNAi screens does not result in obvious abnormalities, the precise role of LEC-6 in C. elegans development and/or behavior is not yet known; in vitro, LEC-6 can interact with several types of blood group precursor oligosaccharides and gangliosides.
Homology Group (KOG)  Galectin, galactose-binding lectin
GO Terms  sugar binding (GO:0005529)
Location   III:599106..600763
RNAi Phenotypes No phenotypes observed.
External Links  wormbase.org NCBI.org NBrowse
Associated RNAi Experiments View Details
Wild Type RNAi Experiments
Cenix:337-h1 WT
JA:Y55B1A_120.f WT
JA:Y55B1A_120.d WT
TH:337H1 WT
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