matrix gla protein

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    Vitamin K Important For Eye Health Too

    In addition to its role in bone, brain, and endocrine health now we can add eyes to the list of tissues/organs that may benefit from vitamin K as well. Unfortunately, most studies are still trying to study vitamin K from the point of view of osteocalcin and carboxylation, which only explains a...
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    Reversed Warfarin Induced Arterial Calcification By Vitamin K Supplement And K1 As Effective As K2

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17138823/ Arterial calcification (AC) is generally regarded as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Matrix Gla protein (MGP) is a potent inhibitor of AC, and its activity depends on vitamin K (VK). In rats, inactivation of...
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