BMP6 Human

BMP6 Human

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  • BMP6 Human

  • Bone Morphogenetic protein-6 Human Recombinant
  • CYT-754
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Bone morphogenetic protein 6, BMP-6, VG-1-related protein, VG-1-R, VGR-1, BMP6, VGR, VGR1.


The bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) are a family of secreted signaling molecules, which can induce ectopic bone growth. Various BMPs are part of the transforming growth factor-beta (TGFB) superfamily. BMPs were initially identified by an ability of demineralized bone extract to induce endochondral osteogenesis in vivo in an extraskeletal site. Based upon its expression early in embryogenesis, BMP6 has a suggested role in early development. Moreover, the fact that the BMP6 is closely related to BMP5 and BMP7 leads to an assumption of possible bone inductive activity.


BMP6 Human Recombinant produced in E.coli is a single, non-glycosylated polypeptide chain containing 164 amino acids (375-513) and having a molecular mass of 18kDa.
BMP6 is fused to a 25 amino acid His-tag at N-terminus & purified by proprietary chromatographic techniques.


Escherichia Coli.

Physical Appearance

Sterile filtered colorless solution.


The BMP6 solution (0.25mg/ml) contains 10mM Sodium citrate buffer (pH 3.5) and 10% glycerol.


Store at 4°C if entire vial will be used within 2-4 weeks.
Store, frozen at -20°C for longer periods of time.
For long term storage it is recommended to add a carrier protein (0.1% HSA or BSA).
Avoid multiple freeze-thaw cycles.


Greater than 90.0% as determined by SDS-PAGE.

Safety Data Sheet

Amino acid sequence



ProSpec's products are furnished for LABORATORY RESEARCH USE ONLY. The product may not be used as drugs, agricultural or pesticidal products, food additives or household chemicals.


Bone Morphogenetic Protein-6 Human Recombinant: Unraveling its Therapeutic Potential in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine




Bone Morphogenetic Protein-6 (BMP-6) human recombinant is a critical member of the bone morphogenetic protein family, known for its pivotal role in tissue development, repair, and regeneration. This research paper aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of BMP-6, including its characteristics, signaling pathways, and potential therapeutic applications. Moreover, innovative methodologies for the production and optimization of BMP-6 human recombinant are proposed, shedding light on its future implications in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.




Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine have emerged as promising approaches to address the challenges associated with tissue repair and regeneration. BMP-6, a prominent member of the BMP family, plays a key role in regulating cellular responses during tissue development and healing. This paper explores the distinctive features of BMP-6 and presents novel approaches for the production and optimization of BMP-6 human recombinant, aiming to unlock its therapeutic potential in diverse regenerative contexts.


Characteristics and Signaling Pathways:


BMP-6 is a secreted growth factor belonging to the transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β) superfamily. It exerts its biological effects by binding to specific cell surface receptors, initiating intricate intracellular signaling pathways. BMP-6 signaling cascades, including Smad-dependent and Smad-independent pathways, orchestrate critical processes such as cell differentiation, proliferation, and extracellular matrix synthesis, thereby influencing tissue development and repair.


Production of BMP-6 Human Recombinant:


Efficient production methodologies are vital for harnessing the therapeutic potential of BMP-6 human recombinant. Recombinant protein expression systems, including mammalian cells or baculovirus-insect cell systems, have been employed for the production of functional BMP-6. Optimization strategies, such as codon optimization, signal peptide engineering, and protein folding enhancement, have been implemented to enhance the yield and bioactivity of BMP-6 recombinant protein.


Potential Therapeutic Applications:


BMP-6 human recombinant holds immense promise in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Its regulatory role in bone formation, cartilage regeneration, and wound healing positions it as a potential therapeutic candidate for the treatment of skeletal disorders, osteoarthritis, and tissue injuries. Furthermore, the ability of BMP-6 to modulate cell behavior and tissue remodeling indicates its wider therapeutic applications in various regenerative processes.




BMP-6 human recombinant emerges as a crucial regulator in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, offering significant potential for tissue repair and regeneration. Optimizing production methodologies and further unraveling its signaling mechanisms will undoubtedly enhance its therapeutic applications. Given its involvement in bone and cartilage formation, as well as wound healing, BMP-6 human recombinant represents a valuable tool for promoting tissue regeneration and addressing the unmet clinical needs in regenerative medicine.




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