Vitamin K-dependent Carboxylase
Published Online: 25 APR 2001
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Suttie, J. W. 2001. Vitamin K-dependent Carboxylase. eLS. .
- Published Online: 25 APR 2001
Proteins are posttranslationally modified by specific γ-glutamyl carboxylation. It is believed this reaction is the only known metabolic role of the vitamin K-dependent enzyme that carries out this carboxylation.
- vitamin K;
- γ-carboxyglutamic acid;