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Non-collagenous, calcium-binding glycoprotein of developing bone. It links collagen to mineral in the bone matrix. In the synonym SPARC glycoprotein, the acronym stands for Secreted Protein, Acidic and Rich in Cysteine.

Year introduced: 1990

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Tree Number(s): D09.400.430.912, D12.776.157.125.715, D12.776.395.600

MeSH Unique ID: D015676

Entry Terms:

  • BM 40 Protein
  • SPARC Glycoprotein
  • Basement Membrane Tumor Protein
  • BM-40

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