[Gla-containing proteins].

To date, 16 Gla-containing proteins have been discovered in humans, 7 and 9 of which are involved or not-involved in the blood coagulation cascade, respectively. They have a common feature that the carbon at the γ-position of glutamic acid in the specific amino acid sequence of the protein molecule is carboxylated. γ-Glutamyl carboxylase catalyzes this… CONTINUE READING