BMP6

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BMP6

A gene on chromosome 6p24-p23 that encodes bone morphogenetic protein-6, which has a role in early development and may have a role in bone induction.
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Research published in the scientific journal Nature Neuroscience indicates that OP-1 (also known as BMP-7), BMP-6 and GDF-7 play key roles in initiating the differentiation of non-committed neural progenitor cells into functional neurons, Creative BioMolecules, Inc.
In the study, scientists treated undifferentiated neural progenitor cells with BMP-7, BMP-6 or GDF-7.