Aliases for BMP2 Gene
External Ids for BMP2 Gene
Previous Symbols for BMP2 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the transforming growth factor-beta (TGFB) superfamily. The encoded protein acts as a disulfide-linked homodimer and induces bone and cartilage formation. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for BMP2 Gene
BMP2 (Bone Morphogenetic Protein 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with BMP2 include tympanosclerosis and trigeminal neuralgia. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and TGF-Beta Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include protein heterodimerization activity and cytokine activity. An important paralog of this gene is GDF3.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for BMP2 Gene
Induces cartilage and bone formation