BMP15

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BMP15

A gene on chromosome Xp11.2 that encodes bone morphogenetic protein 15, which is thought to play a role in oocyte and follicular development.
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The BMP15 protein is produced and secreted by the oocyte, also known as GDF9B, and besides showing a significant mitogenic role over the granulosa cells, also contributes positively to follicular development during the initial and final stages of folliculogenesis (Otsuka et al.
One of the latest members of this super family is Bone Morphogenetic protein 15 (BMP15) or GDF9B [3,4,10].