matrix Gla protein

Known as: Gla protein, matrix, MGP, MGLAP 
Upregulated by vitamin D in bone cells and expressed at high levels in heart, kidney, and lung by human MGP Gene (Osteocalcin/MGP Family), 103-aa 12… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The mechanisms for vascular calcification and its associated cardiovascular mortality in patients with ESRD are not completely… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Vitamin K-dependent matrix Gla protein (MGP) acts as a calcification inhibitor in vitro and in vivo… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Among the proteins involved in vascular calcium metabolism, the vitamin K-dependent matrix Gla-protein (MGP) plays a dominant… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Matrix gamma-carboxyglutamate (Gla) protein (MGP) is a vitamin K-dependent protein and a strong inhibitor of vascular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Matrix gamma-carboxyglutamic acid (Gla) protein (MGP), a vitamin K-dependent protein, is a potent in vivo inhibitor of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Extracellular matrix mineralization (ECMM) is a physiologic process in the skeleton and in teeth and a pathologic one in other… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Matrix GLA protein (MGP) has been identified as a calcification inhibitor in cartilage and vasculature. Part of this effect may… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Osteopontin (OPN) is abundantly expressed in human calcified arteries. To examine the role of OPN in vascular calcification, OPN… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Keutel syndrome (KS, MIM 245150) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by abnormal cartilage calcification, peripheral… (More)
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