Most abundant protein in microsomal preparations from mammalian cells (100-fold more concentrated in ER than elsewhere). A glycoprotein (100 kD) with calcium-binding properties. Same as GRP (glucose-related protein). A member of the hsp90 family of heat-shock proteins.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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