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Bone Morphogenetic Proteins

Bone-growth regulatory factors that are members of the transforming growth factor-beta superfamily of proteins. They are synthesized as large precursor molecules which are cleaved by proteolytic enzymes. The active form can consist of a dimer of two identical proteins or a heterodimer of two related bone morphogenetic proteins.

Year introduced: 1997

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Tree Number(s): D12.644.276.954.200, D12.776.467.942.200, D23.529.942.200

MeSH Unique ID: D019485

Entry Terms:

  • Morphogenetic Proteins, Bone
  • Bone Morphogenetic Protein
  • Morphogenetic Protein, Bone

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