Expression of ecalectin, a novel eosinophil chemoattractant, in nasal polyps.

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CONCLUSION Ecalectin, which is produced in the mucosa of nasal polyps, seems to play an important role in the accumulation and activation of eosinophils in nasal polyps, regardless of the presence or absence of atopic predisposition. OBJECTIVE Ecalectin is a recently discovered eosinophil chemoattractant which elongs to the galectin family. We… (More)

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@article{Iino2006ExpressionOE, title={Expression of ecalectin, a novel eosinophil chemoattractant, in nasal polyps.}, author={Yukiko Iino and Tohu Miyazawa and Keiko Kakizaki and Hideto Saigusa and Hisako Katano and Junji Shiga and Shiro Kanegasaki}, journal={Acta oto-laryngologica}, year={2006}, volume={126 1}, pages={43-50} }