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GDF.af.5 (redirected from BMP14)
GDF.af.5 A gene on chromosome 20q11.2 that encodes a member of the bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) family, which regulates cell growth and differentiation in both embryonic and adult bone and cartilage.
GDF5 mutations are associated acromesomelic dysplasia, Hunter-Thompson type, brachydactyly, type C, and chondrodysplasia, Grebe type.
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Growth differentiation factor 5 (GDF5), which is also known as cartilage-derived morphogenetic protein 1 (CDMP1) or bone morphogenetic protein 14 (BMP14
), belongs to the TGF-[beta] superfamily [24, 25].
or CDMP1) has been shown to be a key factor to push primary hMSCs towards an intervertebral-disc-like phenotype [18,19], but it was also confirmed as a stimulating and a strong regenerative factor for disc cells in vitro  and in vivo in a rabbit IVD annulus stab degeneration model .