GDF.bb.11

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GDF.bb.11

A gene on chromosome 12q13.2 that encodes a member of the bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) family and the TGF-beta superfamily, which regulate cell growth and differentiation in embryonic and adult tissues. GDF11 is thought to play a role in mesodermal formation and neurogenesis during embryonic development.