Bmp4

Summary

Gene Symbol: Bmp4
Description: bone morphogenetic protein 4
Alias: BOMPR4A, BMP-2B, BMP-4, bone morphogenetic protein 2B
Species: rat

Top Publications

  1. doi The role of β-catenin signaling pathway on proliferation of rats neural stem cells after hyperbaric oxygen therapy in vitro
    Xiao Ying Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, People s Republic of China
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 31:101-9. 2011
  2. ncbi Patterning of spinal cord oligodendrocyte development by dorsally derived BMP4
    Robert H Miller
    Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Neurosci Res 76:9-19. 2004
  3. pmc Delayed myelination in an intrauterine growth retardation model is mediated by oxidative stress upregulating bone morphogenetic protein 4
    Mary V Reid
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 71:640-53. 2012
  4. pmc Differential modulation of the oligodendrocyte transcriptome by sonic hedgehog and bone morphogenetic protein 4 via opposing effects on histone acetylation
    Muzhou Wu
    Department of Neuroscience, Friedman Brain Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurosci 32:6651-64. 2012
  5. doi Bcl-2 increases stroke-induced striatal neurogenesis in adult brains by inhibiting BMP-4 function via activation of β-catenin signaling
    Zhi Nian Lei
    Department of Neurobiology and Institute for Biomedical Science, State Key Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology, Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, PR China
    Neurochem Int 61:34-42. 2012
  6. ncbi Expression of BMP-2 and BMP-4 proteins by type-1 and type-2 astrocytes induced from neural stem cells under different differentiation conditions
    Jian Guo Hu
    Central Laboratory, the First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, PR China
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 72:95-101. 2012
  7. doi Bone morphogenetic protein 4, inhibitor of differentiation 1, and epidermal growth factor receptor regulate the survival of cochlear sensory epithelial cells
    Junming Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Sun Yat sen Memorial Hospital of Yat sen University, Guangzhou, China
    J Neurosci Res 91:515-26. 2013
  8. doi Bone morphogenic protein-4 induces endothelial cell apoptosis through oxidative stress-dependent p38MAPK and JNK pathway
    Xiao Yu Tian
    Institute of Vascular Medicine, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 52:237-44. 2012
  9. pmc Palmitate promotes the paracrine effects of macrophages on vascular smooth muscle cells: the role of bone morphogenetic proteins
    Ji Hyung Chung
    Cardiovascular Product Evaluation Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea
    PLoS ONE 7:e29100. 2012
  10. doi Epigenomic silencing of the BMP-4 gene in pituitary adenomas: a potential target for epidrug-induced re-expression
    Kiren Yacqub-Usman
    Human Disease and Genomics Group, Institute of Science and Technology in Medicine, School of Medicine, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 7QB, United Kingdom
    Endocrinology 153:3603-12. 2012

Research Grants

Scientific Experts

  • Jian Guo Hu
  • ALCMENE CHALAZONITIS
  • Ppy Lui
  • Mariko Kawai
  • JANIEL SHIELDS
  • R H Miller
  • Christophe Faure
  • Katie J Turner
  • Joanne C Masterson
  • Brian A Hyatt
  • Jianghong Fan
  • Damiana Giacomini
  • Aritra Bhattacherjee
  • Junming Chen
  • Marcelo Paez-Pereda
  • Muzhou Wu
  • Xiao Yu Tian
  • Zhi Nian Lei
  • Ji Hyung Chung
  • Kiren Yacqub-Usman
  • Mary V Reid
  • Xiaotang Fan
  • Xiao Ying Zhang
  • Pauline Po Yee Lui
  • Zoe Potres Barnouti
  • Wenju Lu
  • Yiming Sun
  • M Y Kim
  • Gianfranco Carlomagno
  • Xiao juan Yin
  • Therese Andersson
  • Sara Panizo
  • Sachiya Yamamoto
  • Byoung San Moon
  • Wei He
  • He zuo Lu
  • Niru N Nahar
  • Tomoko Miyoshi
  • Hong Shen
  • Yuewen Gong
  • Cheol Kwak
  • Francesca Milano
  • Emma Leena Alarmo
  • Jian Zhang
  • Jinbo Yin
  • Anna Csiszar
  • Reetu R Singh
  • Molly L Fuller
  • Ze liang Li
  • Yuka Maruyama
  • Arianna Del Signore
  • Eduardo Arzt
  • Thai Q Ngo
  • C Zhang
  • H Clarke Anderson
  • Lin Lin
  • Gunter K Stalla
  • Seiichi Katayama
  • Amanda R Crowley
  • Rama Garimella
  • Yanqiu Zhou
  • Limin Gao
  • Rungarun Kriangkrai
  • Alison K Hall
  • Burkhard Klösch
  • Haiwei Xu
  • Joseph B Sipe
  • Hsain Chung Shen
  • Eric E Nilsson
  • Mari Kiyono
  • Chih Hsin Tang
  • Donald R Schwartz
  • Catherine Angley
  • Gail Ferguson
  • Yuexing Cai
  • Yiqing Zheng
  • M A Karim Rumi
  • Peter G Smith
  • Hao Xiong
  • Wei Sun
  • Hinrich Staecker
  • Richard N Clayton
  • Lin Mei Zhang
  • Yu Huang
  • Da Lyung Lee
  • Kaitlin A Murray
  • Kyung Hye Lee
  • Ye Sun Han
  • Jeffrey A Golden
  • Siu Man Ng

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. doi The role of β-catenin signaling pathway on proliferation of rats neural stem cells after hyperbaric oxygen therapy in vitro
    Xiao Ying Zhang
    Department of Pediatrics, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, People s Republic of China
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 31:101-9. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi Patterning of spinal cord oligodendrocyte development by dorsally derived BMP4
    Robert H Miller
    Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Neurosci Res 76:9-19. 2004
    ..We show that during the initial appearance and subsequent maturation of OPCs, BMP4 was expressed specifically in the dorsal midline and its expression was correlated spatially and temporally with ..
  3. pmc Delayed myelination in an intrauterine growth retardation model is mediated by oxidative stress upregulating bone morphogenetic protein 4
    Mary V Reid
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 71:640-53. 2012
    ..Bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4), which inhibits oligodendrocyte maturation, was elevated in IUGR brains at postnatal time points and returned to ..
  4. pmc Differential modulation of the oligodendrocyte transcriptome by sonic hedgehog and bone morphogenetic protein 4 via opposing effects on histone acetylation
    Muzhou Wu
    Department of Neuroscience, Friedman Brain Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurosci 32:6651-64. 2012
    ..study, we analyze the effect that the extracellular ligands sonic hedgehog (Shh) and bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4), have on histone acetylation and gene expression in cultured OPCs...
  5. doi Bcl-2 increases stroke-induced striatal neurogenesis in adult brains by inhibiting BMP-4 function via activation of β-catenin signaling
    Zhi Nian Lei
    Department of Neurobiology and Institute for Biomedical Science, State Key Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology, Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, PR China
    Neurochem Int 61:34-42. 2012
    ..These findings highlight a new regulatory mechanism that Bcl-2 elevates ischemia-induced striatal neurogenesis by down-regulating expression of BMP-4 via activation of the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway in adult rat brains...
  6. ncbi Expression of BMP-2 and BMP-4 proteins by type-1 and type-2 astrocytes induced from neural stem cells under different differentiation conditions
    Jian Guo Hu
    Central Laboratory, the First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, PR China
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 72:95-101. 2012
    ..This suggests that the astrocytes might be one source of BMPs during the differentiation of NSCs. However, in our model, we cannot exclude the possibility that microglia or endothelial cells could also be a source of BMPs...
  7. doi Bone morphogenetic protein 4, inhibitor of differentiation 1, and epidermal growth factor receptor regulate the survival of cochlear sensory epithelial cells
    Junming Chen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Sun Yat sen Memorial Hospital of Yat sen University, Guangzhou, China
    J Neurosci Res 91:515-26. 2013
    Bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4) is crucial for the development of the inner ear, but the mechanism of how BMP4 affects this process remains unknown...
  8. doi Bone morphogenic protein-4 induces endothelial cell apoptosis through oxidative stress-dependent p38MAPK and JNK pathway
    Xiao Yu Tian
    Institute of Vascular Medicine, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 52:237-44. 2012
    The expression of bone morphogenic protein 4 (BMP4), a new pro-inflammatory marker, is increased by disturbed flow in endothelial cells (ECs)...
  9. pmc Palmitate promotes the paracrine effects of macrophages on vascular smooth muscle cells: the role of bone morphogenetic proteins
    Ji Hyung Chung
    Cardiovascular Product Evaluation Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Yonsei University Health System, Seoul, Korea
    PLoS ONE 7:e29100. 2012
    ..When stimulated with palmitate, RAW264.7 cells secreted more bone morphogenetic protein (BMP)2 and BMP4 into the cell culture media...
  10. doi Epigenomic silencing of the BMP-4 gene in pituitary adenomas: a potential target for epidrug-induced re-expression
    Kiren Yacqub-Usman
    Human Disease and Genomics Group, Institute of Science and Technology in Medicine, School of Medicine, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 7QB, United Kingdom
    Endocrinology 153:3603-12. 2012
    ..These studies show that, in contrast to prolactinomas, other adenoma subtypes show reduced expression of BMP-4 where epidrug induced reexpression, alone or in combination with conventional therapies, may offer new treatment strategies...
  11. pmc Bone morphogenetic protein 4 mediates estrogen-regulated sensory axon plasticity in the adult female reproductive tract
    Aritra Bhattacherjee
    Institute for Neurological Discoveries, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
    J Neurosci 33:1050-61a. 2013
    ..Submucosal smooth muscle cells express bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4). With low estrogen, BMP4 expression was elevated, indicating negative regulation by this hormone...
  12. doi Matrix vesicles are carriers of bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), and noncollagenous matrix proteins
    Niru N Nahar
    Department of Pathology, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Bone Miner Metab 26:514-9. 2008
    ..Significant amounts of BMP-2 and BMP-4 were detected in MVs by ELISA. Combined, these data suggest that MVs could play an important morphogenetic role in growth plate and endochondral bone formation...
  13. doi Molecular elements of the regulatory control of keratin filament modulator AHF/trichohyalin in the hair follicle
    Sachiya Yamamoto
    Department of Morphoregulation, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Exp Dermatol 18:152-9. 2009
    ..These results shed light on the strict molecular mechanisms which control stage- and compartment-specific IF assemblies in support of the cyclic development of the hair shaft...
  14. doi Involvement of bone morphogenetic protein-4 in GH regulation by octreotide and bromocriptine in rat pituitary GH3 cells
    Tomoko Miyoshi
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama City 700 8558, Japan
    J Endocrinol 197:159-69. 2008
    ..These findings may explain the mechanism of resistance of GH reduction to a combination therapy with OCT and BRC for GH-producing pituitary adenomas...
  15. ncbi [Expressions of fibronectin and bone morphogenetic protein-2, 4 during development of mouse tooth germ]
    Jian Zhang
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, West China Stomatological Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China
    Sichuan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 38:826-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the distribution and relationship of fibronectin (FN), bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) 2, 4 during development of mouse tooth germ...
  16. ncbi Bone morphogenetic proteins promote gliosis in demyelinating spinal cord lesions
    Molly L Fuller
    Department of Neurosciences and Center for Translational Neuroscience, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Ann Neurol 62:288-300. 2007
    ..To determine the role of bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) in stimulating glial scar formation in demyelinating lesions of the adult spinal cord...
  17. ncbi Expression of bone morphogenetic proteins, the subfamily of the transforming growth factor-beta superfamily, in renal cell carcinoma
    Cheol Kwak
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Urol 178:1062-7. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi Bone morphogenetic protein 4 expressed in esophagitis induces a columnar phenotype in esophageal squamous cells
    Francesca Milano
    Laboratory of Experimental Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gastroenterology 132:2412-21. 2007
    ..In this study, the role of the BMP pathway in the metaplastic transformation of normal squamous cells into columnar cells was examined...
  19. ncbi Effects of dexamethasone exposure on rat metanephric development: in vitro and in vivo studies
    Reetu R Singh
    Dept of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 293:F548-54. 2007
    ..These results show for the first time that inhibition of ureteric branching morphogenesis may be a key mechanism through which DEX exposure results in a reduced nephron endowment...
  20. ncbi Involvement of over-expressed BMP4 in pentylenetetrazol kindling-induced cell proliferation in the dentate gyrus of adult rats
    Jinbo Yin
    Department of Neurosurgery, Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400037, PR China
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 355:54-60. 2007
    ..We previously reported that the expression pattern of bone morphogenetic proteins-4 (BMP4) mRNA in the hippocampus was developmentally regulated and mainly localized in the DG of the adult...
  21. ncbi Downregulation of bone morphogenetic protein 4 expression in coronary arterial endothelial cells: role of shear stress and the cAMP/protein kinase A pathway
    Anna Csiszar
    Department of Physiology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York 10595, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:776-82. 2007
    ..Recent studies suggested that atheroprotective levels of shear stress control endothelial BMP-4 expression; however, the underlying mechanisms remained unknown...
  22. ncbi Rat adipose-derived stromal cells expressing BMP4 induce ectopic bone formation in vitro and in vivo
    Lin Lin
    Institute of Sports Medicine, Peking University Third Hospital, Beijing 100083, China
    Acta Pharmacol Sin 27:1608-15. 2006
    Bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4) is one of the main local contributing factors in callus formation in the early phase of fracture healing. Adipose-derived stromal cells (ADSC) are multipotent cells...
  23. doi Bone morphogenetic protein-4 induced rat hepatic progenitor cell (WB-F344 cell) differentiation toward hepatocyte lineage
    Jianghong Fan
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Cell Physiol 220:72-81. 2009
    ..Bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4) is a member of transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta) superfamily and was first identified as growth factor to ..
  24. pmc Bone morphogenetic protein 4 stimulates neuronal differentiation of neuronal stem cells through the ERK pathway
    Byoung San Moon
    Department of Biotechnology and Protein Network Research Center, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 752, Korea
    Exp Mol Med 41:116-25. 2009
    Bone morphogenic protein 4 (BMP4), a member of the TGF-beta superfamily, induced neural differentiation of neural stem cells (NSCs) grown in a medium containing basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF)...
  25. doi RANKL increases vascular smooth muscle cell calcification through a RANK-BMP4-dependent pathway
    Sara Panizo
    Laboratorio de Investigación HUAV UDL, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Rovira Roure 80, Lleida, Spain
    Circ Res 104:1041-8. 2009
    ..The increase in calcification was also blunted by Noggin, pointing to a mediation of BMP4 in the calcification induced by RANKL...
  26. doi Expression of chondro-osteogenic BMPs in ossified failed tendon healing model of tendinopathy
    Pauline Po Yee Lui
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Orthop Res 29:816-21. 2011
    ..BMP-4/7, besides BMP-2, might also contribute to ectopic chondro-osteogenesis and failed healing in tendon injuries. BMP-4/7, but not BMP-2, might be involved in regulating late events in ossified failed tendon healing...
  27. doi Bone morphogenetic protein signalling in airway epithelial cells during regeneration
    Joanne C Masterson
    Institute of Immunology, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Maynooth, Ireland
    Cell Signal 23:398-406. 2011
    Mechanisms of lung regeneration after injury remain poorly understood. Bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4) is critical for lung morphogenesis and regulates differentiation of the airway epithelium during development, although its ..
  28. doi The biological mechanisms of PCNA and BMP in TMJ adaptive remodeling
    Zoe Potres Barnouti
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Angle Orthod 81:91-99. 2011
    ....
  29. pmc The suppression of CRMP2 expression by bone morphogenetic protein (BMP)-SMAD gradient signaling controls multiple stages of neuronal development
    Yiming Sun
    Key Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
    J Biol Chem 285:39039-50. 2010
    ..Thus, our study reveals a novel mechanism that the BMP-SMAD signaling pathway controls neuronal migration and neurite outgrowth by suppressing the transcription of CRMP2...
  30. pmc Bone morphogenetic protein 4 enhances canonical transient receptor potential expression, store-operated Ca2+ entry, and basal [Ca2+]i in rat distal pulmonary arterial smooth muscle cells
    Wenju Lu
    Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Diseases, State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Diseases, The First Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 299:C1370-8. 2010
    Recent advances have identified an important role of bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4) in pulmonary vascular remodeling, yet the underlying mechanisms remain largely unexplored...
  31. doi BMP4-induced differentiation of a rat spermatogonial stem cell line causes changes in its cell adhesion properties
    Gianfranco Carlomagno
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Biol Reprod 83:742-9. 2010
    ..We now have used a previously established rat SSC cell line (GC-6spg) to elucidate the role of BMP4 in SSC differentiation...
  32. doi Bone morphogenetic protein 4 stimulates attachment of neurospheres and astrogenesis of neural stem cells in neurospheres via phosphatidylinositol 3 kinase-mediated upregulation of N-cadherin
    M Y Kim
    Translational Research Center for Protein Function Control, College of Life Science and Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seoul 120 749, Korea
    Neuroscience 170:8-15. 2010
    ..Here, we found that bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4) induced the attachment of neurospheres, astrocytic differentiation, and migration of neurosphere NSCs...
  33. ncbi [Effect of basic fibroblast growth factor on expression of protein and mRNA of bone morphogenetic protein 4 in hypoxic-ischemic brain damage in newborn rats]
    Xiao juan Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, Bayi Children s Hospital Affiliated to the Military General Hospital of Beijing, the People s Liberation Army, Beijing 100700, China
    Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi 47:856-61. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of basic fibroblast growth factor(bFGF) on expression of protein and mRNA of bone morphogenetic protein 4 in hypoxic-ischemic brain damage (HIBD) in newborn rats...
  34. ncbi [Effect of icariin on the mRNA expressions of Cbfalpha1, BMP2, BMP4 in rat osteoblasts]
    Wei He
    Center of Orthognathic Surgery, Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology, Beijing 100081, China
    Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao 41:669-73. 2009
    To investigate the effect of icariin on the proliferation, differentiation, and the mRNA expressions of Cbfalpha1, BMP2, BMP4 of rat osteoblasts.
  35. doi Molecular interaction of BMP-4, TGF-beta, and estrogens in lactotrophs: impact on the PRL promoter
    Damiana Giacomini
    Laboratorio de Fisiologia y Biologia Molecular, Departamento de Fisiologia, Biologia Molecular y Celular, Facultad Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mol Endocrinol 23:1102-14. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi BMP4 expression in the developing rat retina
    Yuka Maruyama
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan
    Brain Res 1122:116-21. 2006
    We investigated the expression of bone morphogenetic protein-4 (BMP4) in the developing retina. At E19, we found very intense BMP4 immunoreactivity (IR) in the nerve fiber layer...
  37. ncbi A comprehensive expression survey of bone morphogenetic proteins in breast cancer highlights the importance of BMP4 and BMP7
    Emma Leena Alarmo
    Laboratory of Cancer Genetics, Institute of Medical Technology, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Biokatu 6, Tampere, Finland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 103:239-46. 2007
    ..The expression frequencies and expression levels of different BMPs varied considerably in breast cancer with BMP4 and BMP7 being most frequently expressed and showing highest expression levels...
  38. pmc Bone morphogenetic protein 4 mediates apoptosis of capillary endothelial cells during rat pupillary membrane regression
    Mari Kiyono
    Department of Genetics, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8639, Japan
    Mol Cell Biol 23:4627-36. 2003
    ..of HUVE cells and inhibited endothelial tubulogenesis, which were completely blocked by both Noggin and the BMP4-specific neutralizing antibody...
  39. ncbi Bone morphogenetic protein-4 acts as an ovarian follicle survival factor and promotes primordial follicle development
    Eric E Nilsson
    Center for Reproductive Biology, School of Molecular Biosciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164 4231, USA
    Biol Reprod 69:1265-72. 2003
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that BMP-4 plays an important role in promoting the survival and development of primordial follicles in the neonatal ovary...
  40. ncbi Novel candidate targets of beta-catenin/T-cell factor signaling identified by gene expression profiling of ovarian endometrioid adenocarcinomas
    Donald R Schwartz
    Department of Pathology, College of Literature Science and the Arts, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0638, USA
    Cancer Res 63:2913-22. 2003
    ..05). Seven of the 81 genes have been previously reported as Wnt/beta-cat pathway targets (i.e., BMP4, CCND1, CD44, FGF9, EPHB3, MMP7, and MSX2)...
  41. ncbi Altered gene expression during rat Wolffian duct development in response to in utero exposure to the antiandrogen linuron
    Katie J Turner
    CIIT Centers for Health Research, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2137, USA
    Toxicol Sci 74:114-28. 2003
    ..The EGF, Notch, IGF-1, BMP4, and FGF signaling pathways may be involved in normal testosterone-mediated development of the Wolffian duct.
  42. ncbi Enhancement of fibronectin synthesis and fibrillogenesis by BMP-4 in cultured rat osteoblast
    Chih Hsin Tang
    Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Bone Miner Res 18:502-11. 2003
    ..ERK is involved in the signaling pathway of BMP-4 in regulating Fn fibrillogenesis in osteoblasts...
  43. pmc Involvement of bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP-4) in pituitary prolactinoma pathogenesis through a Smad/estrogen receptor crosstalk
    Marcelo Paez-Pereda
    Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Kraepelinstrasse 10, 80804 Munich, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1034-9. 2003
    ..This previously undescribed prolactinoma pathogenesis mechanism may participate in tumorigenicity in other cells where estrogens and the type beta transforming growth factor family have important roles...
  44. ncbi Signaling by bone morphogenetic proteins and Smad1 modulates the postnatal differentiation of cerebellar cells
    Catherine Angley
    Department of Pharmacology, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4965, USA
    J Neurosci 23:260-8. 2003
    ..Immunohistochemistry and Western blots showed that Smad1 and BMP4 proteins are present in the cerebellum, and that their expression also changes postnatally...
  45. ncbi Subtype-specific regulation of receptor internalization and recycling by the carboxyl-terminal domains of the human A1 and rat A3 adenosine receptors: consequences for agonist-stimulated translocation of arrestin3
    Gail Ferguson
    Molecular Pharmacology Group, Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
    Biochemistry 41:14748-61. 2002
    ..In the case of the rat A(3)AR, sensitivity to GRK-mediated internalization appears to be regulated in part by the integrity of putative palmitate attachment sites upstream of its GRK phosphoacceptor sites...
  46. ncbi BMP4 modulates fibroblast growth factor-mediated induction of proximal and distal lung differentiation in mouse embryonic tracheal epithelium in mesenchyme-free culture
    Brian A Hyatt
    Division of Pulmonary Biology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Dev Dyn 225:153-65. 2002
    ..which is mediated by diffusible molecules such as fibroblast growth factors (FGFs), bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4), and Shh...
  47. ncbi Loss of transgelin in breast and colon tumors and in RIE-1 cells by Ras deregulation of gene expression through Raf-independent pathways
    Janiel M Shields
    Department of Pharmacology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7295, USA
    J Biol Chem 277:9790-9. 2002
    ..We conclude that loss of transgelin gene expression may be an important early event in tumor progression and a diagnostic marker for breast and colon cancer development...
  48. ncbi Expression of bone morphogenetic proteins and rat distal-less homolog genes following rat femoral fracture
    H Yaoita
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 18:63-70. 2000
    ....
  49. ncbi Mechanical tension-stress induces expression of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP)-2 and BMP-4, but not BMP-6, BMP-7, and GDF-5 mRNA, during distraction osteogenesis
    M Sato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University Medical School, Suita, Japan
    J Bone Miner Res 14:1084-95. 1999
    ..Abundant gene products of BMP-2 and BMP-4 could induce in situ bone formation by paracrine and autocrine mechanisms...
  50. ncbi Spatial expression of Sonic hedgehog in the lung epithelium during branching morphogenesis
    K Urase
    Division of Development and Differentiation, National Institute of Neuroscience, NCNP, Tokyo, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 225:161-6. 1996
    ..On the other hand, Bmp-4, one of the target genes of Shh, was also specifically expressed in the epithelium at the branching point. These results suggest that Shh and Bmp-4 are involved in the branching morphogenesis of lung epithelium...
  51. ncbi Overexpression of an osteogenic morphogen in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
    A B Shafritz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School ofMedicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    N Engl J Med 335:555-61. 1996
    ....
  52. ncbi Modulation of expression and cell surface binding of members of the transforming growth factor-beta superfamily during retinoic acid-induced osteoblastic differentiation of multipotential mesenchymal cells
    D Gazit
    Department of Growth and Development, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0640
    Mol Endocrinol 7:189-98. 1993
    ..These data also establish the C26 and 10T1/2 cell lines as convenient in vitro model systems for exploring the autoregulation of osteogenic differentiation by members of the TGF beta superfamily...
  53. ncbi Cloning and sequence of bone morphogenetic protein 4 cDNA from fetal rat calvarial cell
    D Chen
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 78284 7877
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1174:289-92. 1993
    A cDNA clone encoding bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP 4) has been isolated from a primary fetal rat calvarial cell cDNA library. Sequencing of this clone has revealed a single open reading frame encoding a 408 amino acid protein...
  54. ncbi Spatial and temporal patterns of expression of Noggin and BMP4 in embryonic and postnatal rat hippocampus
    Xiaotang Fan
    Department of Neurobiology, The Third Military Medical University, 30 Gaotanyan Street, Chongqing 400038, PR China
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 146:51-8. 2003
    Recent studies indicate that bone morphogenetic protein-4 (BMP4) and Noggin not only play an important role in the early development of the nervous system, but may also play a role in postnatal central nervous system (CNS) development...
  55. ncbi Changes in homeobox-containing gene expression during ectopic bone formation induced by bone morphogenetic protein
    T Iimura
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 201:980-7. 1994
    ..The PCR study provided evidence of dynamic changes in BMP-induced homeobox gene expression...
  56. ncbi Bone morphogenetic protein-2 and -4 limit the number of enteric neurons but promote development of a TrkC-expressing neurotrophin-3-dependent subset
    ALCMENE CHALAZONITIS
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Neurosci 24:4266-82. 2004
    ..BMP-2 and/or BMP-4 thus limit the size of the ENS but promote the development of specific subsets of enteric neurons, including those that express TrkC...
  57. ncbi Gangliogenesis in the enteric nervous system: roles of the polysialylation of the neural cell adhesion molecule and its regulation by bone morphogenetic protein-4
    Christophe Faure
    Division of Gastroenterology, Sainte Justine Hospital Research Center, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Dyn 236:44-59. 2007
    ..Observations suggest that BMP signaling enhances NCAM polysialylation, which allows precursors to migrate and form ganglionic aggregates during the remodeling of the developing ENS...
  58. pmc Simultaneous gene transfer of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) -2 and BMP-7 by in vivo electroporation induces rapid bone formation and BMP-4 expression
    Mariko Kawai
    Department of Oral Morphology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, Okayama 700 8525, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:62. 2006
    ..To promote enhanced osteoinduction using this method, we simultaneously transferred cDNAs for BMP-2 and BMP-7, as inserts in the non-viral vector pCAGGS...
  59. ncbi Bone morphogenetic proteins and noggin: inhibiting and inducing fungiform taste papilla development
    Yanqiu Zhou
    Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences, Room 6217, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    Dev Biol 297:198-213. 2006
    ..We present a model for these effects...
  60. ncbi Faulty bone morphogenetic protein signaling in esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula
    Amanda R Crowley
    Laboratory for Surgical Organogenesis, Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1208-13. 2006
    ..Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) are known to be important in lung branching. We studied possible BMP signaling defects as a potential cause for the absence of branching in the fistula tract...
  61. ncbi Bone marrow stromal cells upregulate expression of bone morphogenetic proteins 2 and 4, gap junction protein connexin-43 and synaptophysin after stroke in rats
    C Zhang
    Department of Neurology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Neuroscience 141:687-95. 2006
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  62. ncbi Expression of bone morphogenic proteins and receptors at the injured growth plate cartilage in young rats
    Thai Q Ngo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Women s and Children s Hospital, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA 5006 Australia
    J Histochem Cytochem 54:945-54. 2006
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  63. ncbi Differential expression patterns of Wnt and beta-catenin/TCF target genes in the uterus of immature female rats exposed to 17alpha-ethynyl estradiol
    Seiichi Katayama
    Kashima Laboratory, Mitsubishi Chemical Safety Institute Ltd, Kamisu, Ibaraki 314 0255, Japan
    Toxicol Sci 91:419-30. 2006
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  64. ncbi [Significance of expressions of bone morphogenetic protein 2 and 4 in prostatic carcinoma]
    Ze liang Li
    Department of Urology, No 1 Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning 110001, China
    Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 12:126-8, 132. 2006
    ..To determine the expression of bone morphogenetic protein 2 and 4 (BMP-2 and BMP-4) in prostatic carcinoma (PCa) and investigate their relationship with clinical stage and Gleason score of tumor...
  65. ncbi Bone morphogenetic protein 4 mediates bile duct ligation induced liver fibrosis through activation of Smad1 and ERK1/2 in rat hepatic stellate cells
    Jianghong Fan
    Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Cell Physiol 207:499-505. 2006
    ..Although it has been demonstrated that BMP2 and BMP4 significantly increased the abundance of smooth muscle alpha actin (alpha-SMA) in cultured HSCs, the expression of ..
  66. ncbi Gene expression pathways induced by axotomy and decentralization of rat superior cervical ganglion neurons
    Arianna Del Signore
    Dipartimento di Biologia Cellulare e dello Sviluppo, Universita La Sapienza, Piazzale A Moro, 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Eur J Neurosci 23:65-74. 2006
    ..Our results identify hitherto unrecorded genes responsive to axotomy and decentralization of superior cervical ganglion neurons, and probably involved in synapse formation, remodelling and elimination...
  67. ncbi Dual odontogenic origins develop at the early stage of rat maxillary incisor development
    Rungarun Kriangkrai
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Henri Dunant Road, 10330, Bangkok, Thailand
    Anat Embryol (Berl) 211:101-8. 2006
    ..Thus, we conclude that maxillary incisor and mandibular molar share a similar signaling control of Fgf-8, Pitx-2, Shh, Msx-1, Pax-9 and Bmp-4 genes at the stage of oral epithelial thickening to the early bud stage of tooth development...
  68. ncbi Intrinsic and extrinsic inhibition of oligodendrocyte development by rat retina
    Limin Gao
    Department of Neurosciences, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Dev Biol 290:277-86. 2006
    ..These data combined with the proposed inhibition of OPC migration by molecules selectively expressed at the nerve retina junction suggest that multiple mechanisms combine to suppress retinal myelination during development...
  69. ncbi Expression and purification of biologically active rat bone morphogenetic protein-4 produced as inclusion bodies in recombinant Escherichia coli
    Burkhard Klösch
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology, Donaueschingenstrasse 13, 1200, Vienna, Austria
    Biotechnol Lett 27:1559-64. 2005
    ..5 through the addition of bovine serum albumin. Both, rrBMP-4 dimer and polymer were biologically active as tested by the induction of alkaline phosphatase activity in MC3T3-E1 cells...
  70. ncbi Localization of bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs)-2, -4, and -6 within megakaryocytes and platelets
    Joseph B Sipe
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Bone 35:1316-22. 2004
    ..Also, excess local release of BMPs may provide an explanation for the bone overgrowth (osteosclerosis) seen in human patients suffering from a type of myelogenous leukemia characterized by increased numbers of marrow megakaryocytes...
  71. ncbi Structural and functional healing of critical-size segmental bone defects by transduced muscle-derived cells expressing BMP4
    Hsain Chung Shen
    Growth and Development Laboratory, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    J Gene Med 6:984-91. 2004
    ..a population of muscle stem cells, transduced with a retroviral vector expressing bone morphogenetic protein 4 (BMP4) can improve the healing of critical-size calvarial defects...
  72. doi CXXC5 is a novel BMP4-regulated modulator of Wnt signaling in neural stem cells
    Therese Andersson
    CoE in Developmental Biology for Regenerative Medicine CEDB DBRM, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, SE17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Biol Chem 284:3672-81. 2009
    Bone morphogenetic proteins such as BMP4 are essential for proper development of telencephalic forebrain structures and induce differentiation of telencephalic neural stem cells into a variety of cellular fates, including astrocytic, ..
  73. ncbi Expression of bone morphogenetic proteins-2/4 in neural stem cells and their lineages
    He zuo Lu
    Central Laboratory, the First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, Bengbu, Anhui, PR China
    Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars) 69:441-7. 2009
    ..These results suggest that astrocytes might be one source of BMPs during the differentiation of NSCs and in the inflammatory environment after CNS injury...

Research Grants7

  1. Regulatory Molecules in Enteric Nervous System
    ALCMENE CHALAZONITIS; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Role of Downstream Signaling in EGFR/HER2 Inhibitor Radiosentitization
    JANIEL SHIELDS; Fiscal Year: 2009
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