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What does BMP stand for?

BMP stands for Bone Morphogenetic Protein

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Specialists in biomaterials in the US, Asia, and Europe address different types of nanobiomaterials, how to generate porous biomaterials for tissue engineering, calcium phosphate-based biomaterials intended for mineralized tissue regenerative applications, the nanocrystalline form of calcium phosphates, the design and fabrication of silicon dioxide nanoparticles, new kinds of titanium alloy implants, an injectable growth factor system based on bone morphogenetic proteins, impedance sensing of biological processes in mammalian cells, hydrogels-based implantable glucose sensors, the molecular design of multifunctional polymers for gene transfection, hydrogels and their potential biomedical applications, and hybrid biomaterials with high mechanical and biological properties.
The review article co-authored by three US-based doctors in The Spine Journal says that in 13 trials involving 780 patients, "industry-funded researchers did not report a single adverse advent involving Medtronic's Infuse Bone Graft issued a public health notice about "life-threatening complications" associated with the product, also known as recombinant human Bone Morphogenetic Protein (rhBMP), when used in the upper or cervical spine.
The authors exposed mouse mesenchymal cells to lead in vitro and observed signaling changes in several proteins active in chondrogenesis: transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-[beta]), bone morphogenetic protein (BMP), activating protein 1 (AP-1), and nuclear factor kappa B (NF[kappa]B).
This monograph is a summary of basic principles for bone repair and bone grafts for autografts, allografts and graft substitutes and includes coverage of the biology of bone grafts, demineralized bone matrix and synthetic bone graft substitutes, the role of bone morphogenetic proteins, bone marrow and bone marrow products as osteogenic aids, massive allograft transplantation following tumor resection, spinal fusion, allografts in adult hip and knee reconstruction, novel options and bone graft decision making.