A single-nucleotide polymorphism in the human bone morphogenetic protein-4 (BMP 4) gene

Massimo Mangino, Isabella Torrente, Alessandro De Luca, Otto Sanchez, Bruno Dallapiccola, Giuseppe Novelli

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Abstract

A polymorphic site has been found in the human bone morphogenetic protein-4 (BMP4) gene. To our knowledge, it is the first defined polymorphism in this gene, being present with similar frequencies in Caucasian, Hispanic, and African populations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)76-77
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Human Genetics
Volume44
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Keywords

  • Arthritis
  • BMP4
  • Chromosome 14
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymorphism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)
  • Genetics

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