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; Cell growth-inhibiting gene 36 protein; GAMMA-CARBOXYGLUTAMIC ACID PROTEIN, MATRIX; GIG36; Matrix Gla protein; MGLAP; MGP; MGP_HUMAN; NTI
Gene Aliases: GIG36; MGLAP; MGP; NTI
UniProt ID: (Human) P08493
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 4256
Molecular Function: annexin calcium-binding protein calmodulin extracellular matrix protein extracellular matrix structural protein intracellular calcium-sensing protein signaling molecule structural protein