Soluble lectins of around 130-140 residues secreted by vertebrates. Developmentally regulated:seem to be important in differentiation of tissues. Larger, related lectin is known as MAC 2 antigen, CBP 35 or IgE binding protein.

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(11 Mar 2008)

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