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International Journal of Zoology
Volume 2013, Article ID 787323, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/787323
Research Article

Studies on the Pinctada fucata BMP-2 Gene: Structural Similarity and Functional Conservation of Its Osteogenic Potential within the Animal Kingdom

Department of Genetic Engineering, Faculty of Biology-Oriented Science and Technology, Kinki University, Nishimitani 930, Kinokawa City, Wakayama 649-6493, Japan

Received 26 December 2012; Accepted 5 March 2013

Academic Editor: Greg Demas

Copyright © 2013 Akiko Takami et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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