growth/differentiation factor-6   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 4878

Abbreviated name: GDF6
Synonyms: BMP13 | bone morphogenetic protein 13 | GDF-6 | growth/differentiation factor 16
Comment: The active peptide is a disulphide bond-linked homodimer. May signal through BMPR1A, BMPR1B, BMPR2 and ActR2 [1].
Species: Human
1. Asai-Coakwell M, March L, Dai XH, Duval M, Lopez I, French CR, Famulski J, De Baere E, Francis PJ, Sundaresan P et al.. (2013)
Contribution of growth differentiation factor 6-dependent cell survival to early-onset retinal dystrophies.
Hum Mol Genet, 22 (7): 1432-42. [PMID:23307924]