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SIGLECSialic Acid-Binding Immunoglobulin-Like Lectin
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The finding suggests that Siglecs protect against oxidative damage, but exactly how they do it isn't known.
The study provides preliminary but intriguing data that Siglecs play a role in keeping inflammation and oxidative damage--and thus aging--at bay.
Siglecs alone can't account for humans' extremely long lives, Varki says.