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Structural diversities of lectins binding to the Glycosphingolipid Gb3

Siukstaite L, Imberty A, Römer W.

Front Mol Biosci. 2021; doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2021.704685

This review examines the three-dimensional structures of Gb3-binding lectins to illustrate the structural basis for their carbohydrate-binding affinity and specificity. We cover Gb3-binding lectins from bacteria, but also from fungi, plants, and animals.