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Bglap3  -  bone gamma-carboxyglutamate protein 3

Mus musculus

Synonyms: AI461847, Bglap-rs1, Nephrocalcin, OC-X, ORG, ...
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Disease relevance of Bglap-rs1

  • 5. The protein encoded by ORG has a similar pattern of expression and identical structural features to nephrocalcin, a calcium-binding protein partially purified from kidney that plays a role in calcium reabsorption and in prevention of nephrolithiasis [1].

High impact information on Bglap-rs1


Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Bglap-rs1


  1. The mouse osteocalcin gene cluster contains three genes with two separate spatial and temporal patterns of expression. Desbois, C., Hogue, D.A., Karsenty, G. J. Biol. Chem. (1994) [Pubmed]
  2. FKBP-12 exhibits an inhibitory activity on calcium oxalate crystal growth in vitro. Han, I.S., Nakagawa, Y., Park, J.W., Suh, M.H., Suh, S.I., Shin, S.W., Ahn, S.Y., Choe, B.K. J. Korean Med. Sci. (2002) [Pubmed]
  3. Adhesion of calcium oxalate monohydrate crystals to renal epithelial cells is inhibited by specific anions. Lieske, J.C., Leonard, R., Toback, F.G. Am. J. Physiol. (1995) [Pubmed]
  4. Evidence that mouse renal proximal tubule cells produce nephrocalcin. Sirivongs, D., Nakagawa, Y., Vishny, W.K., Favus, M.J., Coe, F.L. Am. J. Physiol. (1989) [Pubmed]
  5. Evidence that the Mouse Osteocalcin-Related Gene Does Not Encode Nephrocalcin. Petrucci, M., Paquette, Y., Leblond, F.A., Pichette, V., Bonnardeaux, A. Nephron Exp. Nephrol. (2006) [Pubmed]
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