Dr. Liu, Fu-Tong 劉扶東 博士



  • Cytosolic galectin-4 enchains bacteria, restricts their motility, and promotes inflammasome activation in intestinal epithelial cells
    PNAS, Jan 23, 2023
          Galectin-4, a member of the galectin family of animal glycan-binding proteins (GBPs), is specifically expresse ......
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  • The role of galectins in immunity and infection
    Nature Reviews Immunology, Jan 16, 2023
          The galectin family consists of carbohydrate (glycan) binding proteins that are expressed by a wide variety of ......
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  • Galectin-3 promotes noncanonical inflammasome activation through intracellular binding to lipopolysaccharide glycans
    PNAS, Jul 27, 2021
        Cytosolic lipopolysaccharides (LPSs) bind directly to caspase-4/5/11 through their lipid A moiety, inducing inflammatory ......
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  • Indispensable role of Galectin-3 in promoting quiescence of hematopoietic stem cells.
    Nat Commun, Apr 09, 2021
    Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) in adult bone marrow (BM) are usually maintained in a state of quiescence. The cellular mechanism coordinati ......
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  • Intracellular galectins sense cytosolically exposed glycans as danger and mediate cellular responses
    Journal of Biomedical Science, Mar 04, 2021
        Galectins are animal lectins that recognize carbohydrates and play important roles in maintaining cellular homeostasis. ......
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