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Latent TGF Beta Binding Protein-2
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Definition of Latent TGF Beta Binding Protein-2
Latent TGF Beta Binding protein 2, encoded by the LTBP2 gene, is a latent transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) binding protein. Binding of this protein to TGF-beta in the extracellular-matrix serves as an important mechanism to regulate TGF-beta function. Mutations in LTBP2 have been identified in two instances of atypical Marfan syndrome. (LocusLink)

Latent TGF Beta Binding Protein-2 is from the group

Ligand Binding Protein

Other Names for Latent TGF Beta Binding Protein-2

Latent TGF Beta Binding Protein 2
Latent Transforming Growth Factor Beta Binding Protein 2


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