BMPRIB (Protein | Antibody | cDNA Clone | ELISA Kit)

All BMPRIB reagents are produced in house and quality controlled, including 4 BMPRIB Antibody, 39 BMPRIB Gene, 3 BMPRIB Lysate, 3 BMPRIB Protein, 3 BMPRIB qPCR. All BMPRIB reagents are ready to use.

BMPRIB Background

BMPR1B(bone morphogenetic protein receptor, type IB), also known as ALK6, is a a member of the bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) receptor family. BMPs are involved in endochondral bone formation and embryogenesis. These proteins transduce their signals through the formation of heteromeric complexes of 2 different types of serine (threonine) kinase receptors: type I receptors of about 5-55 kD and type II receptors of about 7-8 kD. Type II receptors bind ligands in the absence of type I receptors, but they require their respective type I receptors for signaling, whereas type I receptors require their respective type II receptors for ligand binding. BMPR1B is the major transducer of signals in precartilaginous condensations as demonstrated in experiments using constitutively active BMPR1B receptors. BMPR1B is a more effective trasducer of GDF5 than BMPR1A. Unlike BMPR1A null mice, which die at an early embryonic stage, BMPR1B null mice are viable.

BMPRIB References

  • Ide H, et al. (1998) Assignment of the BMPR1A and BMPR1B genes to human chromosome 10q22.3 and 4q23--q24 byin situ hybridization and radiation hybrid map ping. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. 81(3-4): 285-6.
  • Mishina Y, et al. (2004) Bone morphogenetic protein type IA receptor signaling regulates postnatal osteoblast function and bone remodeling. J Biol Chem. 279(26): 27560-6.
  • Yoon BS, et al. (2005) Bmpr1a and Bmpr1b have overlapping functions and are essential for chondrogenesis in vivo. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 102(14): 5062-7.