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Gene: LGALS8 (galectin 8) Homo sapiens
Symbol: LGALS8
Name: galectin 8
CRRD ID: 1354427
Description: Exhibits carbohydrate binding activity and integrin binding activity. Involved in cellular response to virus; lymphatic endothelial cell migration; and xenophagy. Localizes to cytosol.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: Gal-8; galectin-8; galectin-8g; lectin, galactoside binding soluble 8; lectin, galactoside-binding, soluble, 8; PCTA-1; PCTA1; Po66 carbohydrate binding protein; po66 carbohydrate-binding protein; Po66-CBP; prostate carcinoma tumor antigen 1
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Lgals8 (lectin, galactose binding, soluble 8)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Lgals8 (galectin 8)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Lgals8 (galectin 8)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : LGALS8 (galectin 8)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : LGALS8 (galectin 8)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Lgals8 (galectin 8)
Sus scrofa (pig) : LGALS8 (galectin 8)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : LGALS8 (galectin 8)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Lgals8 (galectin 8)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl1236,518,000 - 236,552,981 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381236,518,214 - 236,552,981 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371236,681,514 - 236,716,281 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361234,748,188 - 234,779,619 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341233,007,605 - 233,039,037NCBI
Celera1209,929,863 - 209,961,279 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map1q43NCBI
HuRef1207,138,181 - 207,173,297 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11237,954,415 - 237,989,174 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology Annotations
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Candidate Gene Status
Comparative Map Data
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miRNA Target Status


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on LGALS8
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1354427
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-11-24
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.