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Galectin 3 in Obesity
Background: Recent epidemiological studies demonstrated a rapid increase in the prevalence of obesity, which is related to the metabolic syndrome. Galectin 3 is a lectin with predominantly pro-inflammatory activities that ...
Galectin-3 in Obesity and Endotoxin-Induced Inflammation
Obesity has become a worldwide epidemic that causes both health and economic burdens. The mild but persistent elevation of the bacterial product lipopolysaccharide (LPS) in the systemic circulation contributes to increased ...