Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism

, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 95–99 | Cite as

Physiological role of bone morphogenetic proteins in osteogenesis

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

Key words

bone morphogenetic protein hypertrophic chondrocyte bone formation osteoblast 


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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

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