Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 95–99

Physiological role of bone morphogenetic proteins in osteogenesis

  • Fumitaka Kugimiya
  • Shinsuke Ohba
  • Kozo Nakamura
  • Hiroshi Kawaguchi
  • Ung-il Chung
MINI REVIEW

DOI: 10.1007/s00774-005-0653-0

Cite this article as:
Kugimiya, F., Ohba, S., Nakamura, K. et al. J Bone Miner Metab (2006) 24: 95. doi:10.1007/s00774-005-0653-0

Key words

bone morphogenetic proteinhypertrophic chondrocytebone formationosteoblast

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fumitaka Kugimiya
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shinsuke Ohba
    • 1
  • Kozo Nakamura
    • 2
  • Hiroshi Kawaguchi
    • 2
  • Ung-il Chung
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Tissue Engineering, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Division of Sensory and Motor System MedicineUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan