"Osteopontin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A negatively-charged extracellular matrix protein that plays a role in the regulation of BONE metabolism and a variety of other biological functions. Cell signaling by osteopontin may occur through a cell adhesion sequence that recognizes INTEGRIN ALPHA-V BETA-3.
- Sialoprotein 1
- Secreted Phosphoprotein 1
- Bone Sialoprotein 1
- Sialoprotein 1, Bone
- Bone Sialoprotein I
- Sialoprotein I, Bone
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