Mangalakumar Veerasamy et al.
American journal of physiology. Renal physiology, 297(5), F1238-F1248 (2009-09-11)
Chronic kidney diseases are characterized by progressive tubulointerstitial fibrosis, and TGFbeta1 plays a crucial role in its development. Bone morphogenic protein 7 (BMP 7), another member of the TGF superfamily, antagonized the profibrotic effects of TGFbeta1, including epithelial mesenchymal transition