Lebectin and lebecetin, two C-type lectins from snake venom, inhibit alpha5beta1 and alphaV-containing integrins.

@article{Sarray2007LebectinAL,
  title={Lebectin and lebecetin, two C-type lectins from snake venom, inhibit alpha5beta1 and alphaV-containing integrins.},
  author={Sameh Sarray and Estelle Delamarre and Jacques Marvaldi and Mohamed El Ayeb and Naziha Marrakchi and Jose Luis},
  journal={Matrix biology : journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={306-13}
}
Integrins are essential protagonists in the complex multistep process of cancer progression and metastasis. We recently reported that lebectin, a novel C-type lectin from Macrovipera lebetina venom, displays an anti-integrin activity. In this study, we extend this observation to lebecetin, a second C-type lectin isolated from the same venom and previously… CONTINUE READING