Domain

Hepatic lectin, N-terminal (IPR005640)

Short name: Lectin_N

Domain relationships

None.

Description

Animal lectins display a wide variety of architectures. They are classified according to the carbohydrate-recognition domain (CRD) of which there are two main types, S-type and C-type.

C-type lectins display a wide range of specificities. They require Ca2+ for their activity They are found predominantly but not exclusively in vertebrates.

This entry presents N-terminal domain, which is found in C-type lectins.

Contributing signatures

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