Galactin

Related to Galactin: galectin 1

Ga`lac´tin


n.1.(Chem.) An amorphous, gelatinous substance containing nitrogen, found in milk and other animal fluids. It resembles peptone, and is variously regarded as a coagulating or emulsifying agent.
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Bhagwat, "Study the efficacy of Galactin Vet Bolus on milk yield in dairy cows," Veterinary World, vol.
Interestingly, one of these two point mutations impact directly an amino acid involved in the discrimination of the carbohydrate nature of the galactin ligand Y68[right arrow]F68 (8).