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2009-10-26 07:07:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, despite controversy surrounding bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) in the US, they will be introduced into South Korea over the next year and experience double-digit growth in Australia, driving the Asia Pacific bone graft substitute market through 2013. MRG's Asia Pacific Markets for Orthopedic Biomaterials 2009 report finds that the...

2009-07-30 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced plans to develop a DNA-based orthobiologics product portfolio based on research and development by Cardium's Tissue Repair Company that will initially focus on non-union bone fractures for medically-compromised patients, and spinal fusion for patients with degenerative disc disease. Orthobiologics is a rapidly growing segment of the orthopedics market and represents biologically-active...

2005-08-10 16:15:00

MADISON - Feathers are the essence of birds. Without them, birds could not fly or attract mates. But how exactly do feathers form molecularly? Experimentally testing one current hypothesis, developmental biologists at University of Wisconsin Medical School believe they now have the answer. In a previous study, UW anatomy professor John F. Fallon and his team showed that Sonic hedgehog (Shh) and bone morphogenetic protein 2 (Bmp2) must be expressed in order to produce barb ridges, which are...


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