BMP7

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BMP7

A gene on chromosome 20q13 that encodes bone morphogenetic protein-7, which plays a key role in cartilage formation, osteoblast differentiation, renal development and repair, and induces the production of SMAD1.
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The OP-1 reconstruction facility will enable the Karachi port to handle all types of liquid cargoes.
The OP-1 has outlived its life of 40 years as it was constructed in 1978.
The sale of Ember's OP-1 product family and related assets includes OP-1 Implant, OP-1 Putty, Opgenra and Osigraft for use in orthopaedic bone applications.
Prior to the acquisition of OP-1 product family from Stryker Corporation in 2014, OP-1 product portfolio had at one point generated about USD100m in annual revenues.
In August, the company settled a law suit filed against its biotech division by the Massachusetts attorney general accusing it of illegally promoting the combination of a pair of its OP-1 products not approved by the FDA.