Lgals-8 is an alias for the gene, Lectin, galactoside-binding, soluble, 8, in humans. Other names include: Galectin-8; Gal-8; Po66 carbohydrate-binding protein; Po66-CBP; Prostate carcinoma tumor antigen 1; PCTA-1; galectin 8; PCTA1. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 317 and a mass of 35.8 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Rat, Frog, Chicken.