BMP7


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AcronymDefinition
BMP7Bone Morphogenetic Protein 7
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BMP7 rearranges priorities between Inesenchymal stem cells, osteoblasts and osteoclasts, encouraging bone growth.
The clinical studies performed to date may suggest that BMP2 or BMP7 may be helpful, but definitive data is lacking.
BMP7 is a podocyte survival factor and rescues podocytes from diabetic injury.
These allografts are ideal natural scaffolds for new bone growth because they are processed to retain osteoinductive properties by preserving endogenous growth factors including BMP2, BMP4 and BMP7 to help support new bone formation.
Yu-Hua Tseng and Aaron Cypess, have performed pioneering work in this field over the past several years, and were the first to show that a natural protein called BMP7 can help modulate the levels of brown fat.