"Smad Proteins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A family of proteins that are involved in the translocation of signals from TGF-BETA RECEPTORS; BONE MORPHOGENETIC PROTEIN RECEPTORS; and other surface receptors to the CELL NUCLEUS. They were originally identified as a class of proteins that are related to the mothers against decapentaplegic protein, Drosophila and sma proteins from CAENORHABDITIS ELEGANS.
- Smad Proteins
- Mothers Against Decapentaplegic Homolog
- Sma- and Mad-Related Proteins
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