Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources
Exhibits carbohydrate binding activity. Involved in T cell costimulation; myoblast differentiation; and plasma cell differentiation. Localizes to the extracellular space. Is expressed in several structures, including body cavity or lining; cardiovascular system; genitourinary system; integumental system; and vertebral axis musculature. Orthologous to human LGALS1 (galectin 1).