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Aliases for BGLAP Gene

Aliases for BGLAP Gene

  • Bone Gamma-Carboxyglutamate (Gla) Protein 2 3
  • Gamma-Carboxyglutamic Acid-Containing Protein 3 4
  • Bone Gla Protein 3 4
  • Osteocalcin 2 3
  • BGP 3 4
  • Bone Gamma-Carboxyglutamate (Gla) Protein (Osteocalcin) 3
  • OCN 3
  • OC 3

External Ids for BGLAP Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for BGLAP Gene

  • GC01P154052
  • GC01P151948
  • GC01P152961
  • GC01P153399
  • GC01P152995
  • GC01P153026
  • GC01P154449
  • GC01P154478
  • GC01P127573

Summaries for BGLAP Gene

GeneCards Summary for BGLAP Gene

BGLAP (Bone Gamma-Carboxyglutamate (Gla) Protein) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with BGLAP include kwashiorkor and chondroblastic osteosarcoma. Among its related pathways are Cell Cycle, Mitotic and Cell Cycle, Mitotic. GO annotations related to this gene include calcium ion binding and hydroxyapatite binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BGLAP Gene

  • Constitutes 1-2% of the total bone protein. It binds strongly to apatite and calcium

Gene Wiki entry for BGLAP Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for BGLAP Gene

Genomics for BGLAP Gene

Regulatory Elements for BGLAP Gene

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Genomic Location for BGLAP Gene

156,241,962 bp from pter
156,243,332 bp from pter
1,371 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for BGLAP Gene

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Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for BGLAP Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for BGLAP Gene

Proteins for BGLAP Gene

  • Protein details for BGLAP Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5TCK6

    Protein attributes for BGLAP Gene

    100 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    10963 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for BGLAP Gene

Proteomics data for BGLAP Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for BGLAP Gene

  • Gamma-carboxyglutamate residues are formed by vitamin K dependent carboxylation. These residues are essential for the binding of calcium.

Other Protein References for BGLAP Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

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No data available for DME Specific Peptides for BGLAP Gene

Domains for BGLAP Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for BGLAP Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • P02818
  • Contains 1 Gla (gamma-carboxy-glutamate) domain.
  • Belongs to the osteocalcin/matrix Gla protein family.
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No data available for Gene Families for BGLAP Gene

Function for BGLAP Gene

Molecular function for BGLAP Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry: bone gamma-carboxyglutamate protein (osteocalcin),tissue-specific,with a Hind III polymorphism putatively influencing bone density and osteoblast growth,regulated by AP1 related protein and CBFA1 transcription factor
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function: Constitutes 1-2% of the total bone protein. It binds strongly to apatite and calcium

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for BGLAP Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005198 structural molecule activity NAS 10486212
GO:0005509 calcium ion binding IEA --
GO:0008147 structural constituent of bone NAS 12467198
GO:0046848 hydroxyapatite binding NAS 10486212
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for BGLAP Gene

Localization for BGLAP Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BGLAP Gene


Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for BGLAP Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for BGLAP gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
cytoskeleton 2
endoplasmic reticulum 2
golgi apparatus 2
nucleus 2
plasma membrane 2
peroxisome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for BGLAP Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IEA --
GO:0005737 cytoplasm IDA 11856645
GO:0005791 rough endoplasmic reticulum IEA --
GO:0005794 Golgi apparatus IEA --
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Pathways for BGLAP Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for BGLAP Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001501 skeletal system development TAS 10865224
GO:0001503 ossification --
GO:0001649 osteoblast differentiation IEP 17023519
GO:0002076 osteoblast development IEA --
GO:0007155 cell adhesion NAS 12202187
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Compounds for BGLAP Gene

(1) HMDB Compounds for BGLAP Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
  • Ca

(4) Drugbank Compounds for BGLAP Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number Type Actions PubMed IDs
Gallium nitrate
13494-90-1 target antagonist
Gamma-Carboxy-Glutamic Acid
  • 2-Methyl-1,4-Naphthalenedione
58-27-5 target agonist
  • 2-Methyl-3-phythyl-1,4-naphthochinon
84-80-0 target agonist

(117) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for BGLAP Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
deoxypyridinoline 95.2 157
pyridinoline 92.7 128
25-hydroxyvitamin d 89.2 111
hydroxyproline 88 132
vitamin d 87.8 122
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Transcripts for BGLAP Gene

mRNA/cDNA for BGLAP Gene

(338) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(4) Additional mRNA sequences :
(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for BGLAP Gene

Bone gamma-carboxyglutamate (gla) protein:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for BGLAP Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for BGLAP Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for BGLAP Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for BGLAP Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for BGLAP Gene Hs.654541

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No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for BGLAP Gene

Orthologs for BGLAP Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for BGLAP Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia BGLAP 35
  • 99.67 (n)
  • 99 (a)
  • 99 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia BGLAP 35
  • 89.02 (n)
  • 87.8 (a)
  • 63 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia BGLAP 35
  • 83.74 (n)
  • 82.93 (a)
  • 78 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Bglap 36
  • 63 (a)
Bglap2 35
  • 75 (n)
  • 68.48 (a)
Bglap2 36
  • 65 (a)
Bglap3 36
  • 62 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia BGLAP 36
  • 60 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Bglap 35
  • 77.55 (n)
  • 72.45 (a)
Species with no ortholog for BGLAP:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for BGLAP Gene

Gene Tree for BGLAP (if available)
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Paralogs for BGLAP Gene

No data available for Paralogs for BGLAP Gene

Variants for BGLAP Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for BGLAP Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
VAR_038743 -

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for BGLAP Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv509524 CNV Insertion 20534489
nsv872470 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for BGLAP Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BGLAP Gene

Disorders for BGLAP Gene

(93) Novoseek inferred disease relationships for BGLAP Gene

Disease -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
osteoporosis 88.9 92
bone loss 88.8 34
osteopenia 87.3 24
osteoporosis postmenopausal 84.1 22
bone diseases 83.9 31

Relevant External Links for BGLAP

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BGLAP Gene

Publications for BGLAP Gene

  1. Tests of linkage and/or association of genes for vitamin D receptor, osteocalcin, and parathyroid hormone with bone mineral density. (PMID: 11918225) Deng H.W. … Recker R.R. (J. Bone Miner. Res. 2002) 3 23 48
  2. Gene polymorphisms, bone mineral density and bone mineral content in young children: the Iowa Bone Development Study. (PMID: 12879219) Willing M.C. … Levy S.M. (Osteoporos Int 2003) 3 23 48
  3. Lack of association between the HindIII RFLP of the osteocalcin (BGP) gene and bone mineral density (BMD) in healthy pre- and postmenopausal Chinese women. (PMID: 15108070) Mo X.Y. … Deng H.W. (J. Bone Miner. Metab. 2004) 3 23 48
  4. No evidence of association of the osteocalcin gene HindIII polymorphism with bone mineral density in Chinese women. (PMID: 17627084) Jiang D.K. … Deng H.W. (J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 2007) 3 23 48
  5. Association of polymorphisms of interleukin-6, osteocalcin, and vitamin D receptor genes, alone or in combination, with bone mineral density in community-dwelling Japanese women and men. (PMID: 12843190) Yamada Y. … Shimokata H. (J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2003) 3 23 48

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