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GLOSSARY & ABBREVIATIONS

Gla

╬│-Carboxy-L-glutamyl

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L-γ-Carboxyglutamic acid. Carboxylation of glutamic acid is a post-translational modification yielding Ca2+-binding proteins as osteocalcin.
Gla-containing peptides are best obtained by Fmoc-SPPS, as Gla tends to decarboxylate yielding Glu in the presence of strong acids.

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