Mutation of Spry2 induces proliferation and differentiation of osteoblasts but inhibits proliferation of gingival epithelial cells.

Sprouty was identified as an inhibitor of the fibroblast growth factor (FGF) receptor, and Sprouty2 (Spry2) functions as a negative regulator of receptor tyrosine kinase signaling. In this study, we investigated how inhibition of Spry2 affects osteoblasts and gingival epithelial cells in periodontal tissue regeneration in vitro. Transduction of a dominant… CONTINUE READING