(redirected from Bone-inducing protein)

A gene on chromosome 10q11.22 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. GDF10 is thought to play a role in skeletal morphogenesis.
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition to the therapies currently available, Wyeth-Ayerst has bone and joint treatments in the research and development phase, one of which is rhBMP-2 (recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2), a version of a human bone-inducing protein made from innovative biotechnology.