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Gla --> 4-carboxyglutamic acid

a carboxylated form of glutamic acid found in certain proteins (e.g., prothrombin, factors VII, IX, and X, osteocalcin). Its synthesis is vitamin K-dependent.

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Is Spirulina really good for our health ?

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heterozygote defective genes

... will exhibit the dominant mutant phenotype rather than the recessive wild type. I don't know if this type of mutation can be found for r+/r-, but Gla is an example of a dominant mutation affecting Drosophila eye color--to name one.

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by blcr11
Sun Nov 04, 2007 2:32 am
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Sat Nov 19, 2005 5:20 pm
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