BMP4

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BMP4

A gene on chromosome 14q22-q23 that encodes bone morphogenetic protein-4, which plays a key role in formation of teeth, limbs and bone from mesoderm, as well as fracture repair.
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The activation of MEK/ERK signaling pathway by bone morphogenetic protein 4 to increase hepatocellular carcinoma cell proliferation and migration.
Bone morphogenetic protein 4 mediates bile duct ligation induced liver fibrosis through activation of Smad 1 and ERK1/2 in rat hepatic stellate cells.
They also found that Bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4) helps correct these initial errors.

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