Forms hydroxylysine residues in -Xaa-Lys-Gly- sequences in collagens. These hydroxylysines serve as sites of attachment for carbohydrate units and are essential for the stability of the intermolecular collagen cross-links.
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Protein Aliases: LH1; lysine hydroxylase; lysyl hydroxlase 1; Lysyl hydroxylase 1; procollagen-lysine 1, 2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase 1; procollagen-lysine, 2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase 1; Procollagen-lysine,2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase 1
Gene Aliases: EDS6; LH; LH1; LLH; PLOD; PLOD1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q02809
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 5351
Molecular Function: protein modifying enzyme