latent transforming growth-factor (TGF)-beta binding protein

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latent transforming growth-factor (TGF)-β binding protein

a member of the latent TGF β binding family LTBP; plays a role in regulating the secretion and activation of TGFβ proteins. Anomalous expression of LTBPs may be associated with coronary heart disease and a variety of cancers.