Medical Definition of Bone gla protein

1. Polypeptide of 50 residues formed from a 76-77 amino acid precursor and found in the extracellular matrix of bone. Binds hydroxyapatite. Has limited homology of its leader sequence with that of other Vitamin K dependent proteins such as prothrombin, Factors IX and X and Protein C. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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