Oesophagus, in agreement using the results of Nio et al. 2005. It is actually thus equivalent to that reported in humans, although galectin-4 expression increases considerably in Barrett's oesophagus (van Baal et al. 2005). Nevertheless, it contrasts with outcomes obtained in the pig (Chiu et al. 1992; Ideo et al. 2007) and the rat (Wasano and Hirakawa 1995), in which galectin-4 expression was det