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Chemical Bone Morphogenetic Protein 5

Name Bone Morphogenetic Protein 5
Equivalent Term BMP-5
Definition A bone morphogenetic protein that may play a role in CARTILAGE formation. It is a potent regulator of the growth of CHONDROCYTES and the synthesis of cartilage matrix proteins. Evidence for its role in cartilage formation can be seen in MICE, where genetic mutations that cause loss of bone morphogenetic protein 5 function result in the formation of small malformed ears.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D055417
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ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases TGF-beta Superfamily Proteins Bone Morphogenetic Proteins Bone Morphogenetic Protein 5

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Bone Morphogenetic Protein 5
  BMP5 protein, human
  Bmp5 protein, mouse
  BMP5 protein, rat
  Bmp5 protein, zebrafish