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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Reddi, "Stimulation of chondrogenesis in limb bud mesoderm cells by recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein 2B (BMP2B) and modulation by transforming growth factor [beta]1 and [beta]2," Experimental Cell Research, vol.
The ectopic expression of shh or bmp2b in the blastema induced excess bone deposition and altered the patterning of the regenerate; and the forced expression of the Bmp antagonist Chordin disrupted fin growth and osteoblast differentiation (Smith et al, 2006).