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Mesh term Smad Proteins

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Adaptor Proteins, Signal Transducing
DNA-Binding Proteins
Transcription Factors


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.

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Smad Proteins, Inhibitory
Smad Proteins, Receptor-Regulated
Smad4 Protein
Smad6 Protein

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