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: 2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase 3; Galactosylhydroxylysine-glucosyltransferase; LH3; lysine hydroxylase 3; lysyl hydroxlase 3; Lysyl hydroxylase 3; Multifunctional procollagen lysine hydroxylase and glycosyltransferase LH3; PLOD3; Procollagen galactosyltransferase; Procollagen glucosyltransferase; Procollagen glycosyltransferase; Procollagen-lysine; procollagen-lysine, 2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase 3; Procollagen-lysine,2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase 3
Gene Aliases: LH3; PLOD3
UniProt ID: (Human) O60568
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 8985