Methods and Protocols

  • Sean R. Stowell
  • Richard D. Cummings

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1207)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Connie M. Arthur, Marcelo Dias Baruffi, Richard D. Cummings, Sean R. Stowell
    Pages 1-35
  3. Paul A. Poland, Carol L. Kinlough, Rebecca P. Hughey
    Pages 37-49
  4. Sean R. Stowell, Connie M. Arthur, Richard D. Cummings, Christa L. Feasley
    Pages 51-62
  5. Anne Leppänen, Connie M. Arthur, Sean R. Stowell, Richard D. Cummings
    Pages 91-104
  6. Padmaja Mehta-D’souza
    Pages 105-114
  7. Connie M. Arthur, Lílian Cataldi Rodrigues, Marcelo Dias Baruffi, Harold C. Sullivan, Jamie Heimburg-Molinaro, Dave F. Smith et al.
    Pages 115-131
  8. Beatrice R. Gittens, Rachael D. Wright, Dianne Cooper
    Pages 133-151
  9. Stéphane J. C. Mancini, Latifa Elantak, Annie Boned, Marion Espéli, Françoise Guerlesquin, Claudine Schiff
    Pages 169-184
  10. Connie M. Arthur, Lilian Cataldi Rodrigues, Marcelo Dias Baruffi, Harold C. Sullivan, Richard D. Cummings, Sean R. Stowell
    Pages 185-200
  11. Huan-Yuan Chen, I-Chun Weng, Chi-Shan Li, Lei Wan, Fu-Tong Liu
    Pages 201-213
  12. Atsushi Nishida, Cindy W. Lau, Atsushi Mizoguchi
    Pages 231-248
  13. Juan P. Cerliani, Tomas Dalotto-Moreno, Daniel Compagno, L. Sebastián Dergan-Dylon, Diego J. Laderach, Lucas Gentilini et al.
    Pages 249-268
  14. Maria A. Romaniuk, Gabriel A. Rabinovich, Mirta Schattner
    Pages 269-283
  15. Iris A. E. Schulkens, Esther A. Kleibeuker, Kitty C. M. Castricum, Arjan W. Griffioen, Victor L. J. L. Thijssen
    Pages 285-291
  16. Mariana Salatino, Diego O. Croci, Diego J. Laderach, Daniel Compagno, Lucas Gentilini, Tomas Dalotto-Moreno et al.
    Pages 293-304

About this book


Galectins: Methods and Protocols is the first book solely dedicated to methodological approaches designed to study galectin function. The galectin family represents one of the most pleiotropic families, with individual members having been implicated in various aspects of nearly every biological process described, from RNA splicing to complex regulatory circuits that orchestrate adaptive immunity. Given the diverse roles of galectins in a variety of biological systems, studying these glycan binding proteins often requires the assimilation of diverse technical skills to fully appreciate their biological function.  Their nearly ubiquitous expression and ability to bind highly modifiable carbohydrate ligands, in addition to a variety of other regulatory proteins, allows these glycan binding proteins (GBPs) to possess the capacity to regulate a wide variety of biological processes. Individual chapters are dedicated to examining salient features of galectin functions. Written in the successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.


Authoritative and easily accessible, Galectins: Methods and Protocols seeks to serve both professionals and novices with a useful framework when examining galectin function for many years to come.


galectin function galectins glycan-binding proteins mass spectrometric mapping microarrays

Editors and affiliations

  • Sean R. Stowell
    • 1
  • Richard D. Cummings
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineEmory University School of MedicineAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Department of BiochemistryEmory University School of MedicineAtlanta, GAUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-1395-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-1396-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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