bone morphogenetic protein-1


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bone morphogenetic protein-1

A metalloproteinase encoded by BMP1 on chromosome 8p21, which cleaves the C-terminal propeptides of procollagen I, II and III, inducing cartilage and bone formation. BMP1 differs from other BMPs as it is not a member of the TGF-beta superfamily.
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