BGLAP

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BGLAP

A gene on chromosome 1q25-q31 that encodes a protein which constitutes 1–2% of bone protein, which binds strongly to apatite and calcium.
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Determination of bone Gla protein (osteocalcin) by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
Direct demonstration that the vitamin K-dependent bone Gla protein is incompletely [gamma]-carboxylated in humans.
Serum bone GLA protein compared to bone histomorphometry in endocrine diseases.
Osteocalcin or bone Gla protein (BGP) is a vitamin K-dependent, low-molecular-mass (5800 Da), 49 amino acid peptide synthesized by osteoblasts [1, 2].