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Professor Lu-Gang Yu PhD

Professor of Glyco-oncology Biochemistry & Systems Biology


Selected Publications

  1. Increased Circulation of Galectin-3 in Cancer Induces Secretion of Metastasis-Promoting Cytokines from Blood Vascular Endothelium (Journal article - 2013)
  2. Serum Galectin-2, -4, and -8 Are Greatly Increased in Colon and Breast Cancer Patients and Promote Cancer Cell Adhesion to Blood Vascular Endothelium (Journal article - 2011)
  3. Circulating Galectin-3 Promotes Metastasis by Modifying MUC1 Localization on Cancer Cell Surface (Journal article - 2009)
  4. Galectin-3 interaction with Thomsen-Friedenreich disaccharide on cancer-associated MUC1 causes increased cancer cell endothelial adhesion. (Journal article - 2007)
  5. Interaction of galectin-3 with MUC1 on cell surface promotes EGFR dimerization and activation in human epithelial cancer cells. (Journal article - 2017)