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oxidative phosphorylation

Inhibition of oxidative phosphorylation points to a new potential treatment for FOP

FOP is a rare genetic disease characterized by progressive and systemic heterotopic ossification (abnormal bone formation in soft tissues). Most FOP patients harbor mutations in the ACVR1 gene, encoding one of the type I BMP (Bone Morphogenic Protein) receptors. Through a previous collaboration with CiRA Associate Professor Makoto Ikeya, Toguchida’s team utilized iPS cells derived from FOP patients […]

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