UniLectin interactive lectin database
UniLectin exploration platform and database for curated and predicted lectin carbohydrate binding proteins

UniLectin exploration platform and database for curated and predicted lectin carbohydrate binding proteins

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What is UniLectin ?
The UniLectin interactive database provides curated information on 3D structures of carbohydrate-binding proteins called lectins. Lectins are grouped into families based on the carbohydrates binding domains.
What are Lectins ?
Lectins are proteins with at least one non-catalytic domain that binds reversibly to a specific mono or oligosaccharide, and are not antibodies. Carbohydrate-binding has molecular and cellular consequences. Lectins play a range of roles in biological recognition involving cells, carbohydrates, and proteins. Lectins also mediate attachment and binding of bacteria and viruses to their intended targets.
How many lectins and structures ?
1740 3D XRay structures, 426 distinct lectin sequences, 764 articles
Last update the 2018-08-04 01:43:15

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How to cite Glyco3D : S. Pérez, A. Sarkar, A. Rivet, C. Breton & A. Imberty (2015) Glyco3D : A portal for structural glycosciences. Meth. Mol. Biol. 1273, 241-258