osteonectin

osteonectin
A protein (MW 39,000–40,000) found in bone and nonmineralized tissues and believed to play a role in mineralization.

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os·teo·nec·tin (os″te-o-nekґtin) [osteo- + L. nectere to fasten] a phosphoprotein that binds both collagen and calcium and serves as a regulator of mineralization, found in bone and platelets.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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