Literature associating LEPRE1 and osteogenesis imperfecta type 8
Leucine proline-enriched proteoglycan (leprecan) 1; Basement membrane-associated chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan (CSPG). Has prolyl 3-hydroxylase activity catalyzing the post-translational formation of 3-hydroxyproline in -Xaa-Pro- Gly- sequences in collagens, especially types IV and V. May be involved in the secretory pathway of cells. Has growth suppressive activity in fibroblasts.
Synonyms: LEPRE1, LEPRE1p, hLEPRE1, B4DNM8, B4DTG8 ...