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Synonyms for fop

a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

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Classic and atypical fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) phenotypes are caused by mutations in the bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) type I receptor ACVR1.
A recurrent mutation in the BMP type I receptor ACVR1 causes inherited and sporadic fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.
Classical clinical findings are diagnostic and should be made before the appearance of heterotopic bone through genetic analysis of ACVR1 mutation.
1) ACVR1 is one of the f4 type 1 receptors that mediate in the highly conserved bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) signalling pathway, through a domain rich in glycine and serine (GS-domain) residues.