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Symbol BGLAP contributors: mct - updated : 19-10-2013
HGNC name bone gamma-carboxyglutamate (gla) protein (osteocalcin)
HGNC id 1043
ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
corresponding disease(s)
Susceptibility
Variant & Polymorphism other Hind III polymorphism putatively influencing bone density and osteoblast growth
Candidate gene
Marker
Therapy target
SystemTypeDisorderPubmed
diabetetype 2 
may offer novel opportunities for treatment of obesity and diabetes
obesity  
may offer novel opportunities for treatment of obesity and diabetes
ANIMAL & CELL MODELS
  • Osteocalcin-deficient mice exhibit increased levels of luteinizing hormone (LH), a pituitary hormone that regulates sex steroid synthesis in the testes