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Bone Morphogenetic Proteins: From Laboratory to Clinical Practice / Edition 1

Bone Morphogenetic Proteins: From Laboratory to Clinical Practice / Edition 1

by Slobodan Vukicevic, Kuber T. Sampath


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ISBN-13: 9783764365097
Publisher: Birkh�user Basel
Publication date: 07/02/2002
Series: Progress in Inflammation Research
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributorsvii
Biochemistry of bone morphogenetic proteins1
Prostate-derived factor and growth and differentiation factor-8: newly discovered members of the TGF-[beta] superfamily19
Bone morphogenetic protein receptors and their nuclear effectors in bone formation31
Deciphering the binding code of BMP-receptor interaction61
Biology of bone morphogenetic proteins87
Preclinical models of recombinant BMP induced healing of orthopedic defects121
Osteogenic protein-1 (OP-1, BMP-7) for stimulation of healing of closed fractures: evidence based medicine and pre-clinical experience145
Maxillofacial reconstruction157
Bone morphogenetic proteins in periodontal regeneration183
Osteogenic protein-1 (OP-1) in the repair of bone defects and fractures of long bones: clinical experience193
Evaluation of OP-1 in a rabbit model of lumbar fusions207
Bone morphogenetic proteins and the synovial joints223
BMPs in articular cartilage repair249
The role of bone morphogenetic proteins in kidney development and repair263
Effects of bone morphogenetic proteins on neural tissues289

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