Satoru Ken Nishimoto, Ph.D.
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301 Molecular Science Building
Memphis, TN 38163
The mechanism of action of Matrix Gla Protein, a vitamin K-dependent protein that inhibits calcification, binds and modulates BMP-2 morphogen activity. The function of Bone Gla Protein (Osteocalcin), a vitamin K-dependent bone specific protein. The role of vitamin K-dependent proteins in cancer, injury repair,and calcification.
- B.A. in Bacteriology, University of California, Los Angeles
- Ph.D. in Biology, University of California, San Diego