Peptide sequence: INRRNANTFI SPQQRWRAKV QERIRERSKP VHELNREACD DYRLCERYAM
Sequence homology: Cow: 79%; Guinea Pig: 86%; Human: 100%; Rat: 85%
MGP is associates with the organic matrix of bone and cartilage. MGP is thought to act as an inhibitor of bone formation.
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Protein Aliases: Cell growth-inhibiting gene 36 protein; Matrix Gla protein; Matrix Gla protein long form; Matrix Gla protein short form; MGP
Gene Aliases: GIG36; MGLAP; MGP; NTI
Molecular Function: annexin calcium-binding protein calmodulin extracellular matrix protein extracellular matrix structural protein intracellular calcium-sensing protein signaling molecule structural protein