Expression of ameloblastin in rat,mouse tooth

Ambn; ameloblastin enamel matrix protein

Species: rat,mouse
Location in rat genome: chromosome 14, 21183341 - 21196650 (UCSC, assembly June 2003)
Tooth: molar
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe:


Late bell (differentiation) stage
Expression: preameloblasts, preodontoblasts
No expression: outer enamel epithelium, stratum intermedia, stellate reticulum, dental papilla, dental sac

Secretory stage
Expression: ameloblasts
No expression: outer enamel epithelium, stratum intermedia, stellate reticulum, dental papilla, dental sac, odontoblasts

In icisor signal was in ameloblast cell layer.

Source references:
Bgue-Kirn,C., Krebsbach,P.H., Bartlett,J.D., and, Butler,W.T. (1998) European Journal of Oral Sciences 106:963-970
Krebsbach,P.H., Lee,S.K., Matsuki,Y., Kozak,C.A., Yamada,K.M., and, Yamada,Y. (1996) The Journal of Biological Chemistry 271:4431-4435


To the top of the page Titlepage Send your comments
Pubmed Genbank Jackson Mouse Genome Database Transgene Database OMIM

Data last edited 24.03.2004 by M.K., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.