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Xenopus Coco protein

a maternal BMP (bone morphogenetic protein), TGFbeta and Wnt inhibitor involved in cell fate specification and competence; member of Cerberus/Dan family of secreted BMP inhibitors; can act as a neural inducer and induce ectopic head-like structures in neurula staged embryos, because of this embryological activity, authors renamed 51-B6 clone Coco, after the Spanish word meaning head; amino acid sequence in first source
Also Known As:
Coco protein, Xenopus; 51-B6 protein, Xenopus
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