calcium binding proteins

calcium binding proteins
There are two main groups of calcium-binding proteins, those that are similar to calmodulin, and are called EF-hand proteins, and those that bind calcium and phospholipid (eg. lipocortin) and that have been grouped under the generic name of annexins. Many other proteins will bind calcium, although the binding site usually has considerable homology with the calcium binding domains of calmodulin.

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