Expression of catenin beta in mouse tooth

Catnb; Ctnnb1; cadherin associated protein, beta

Species: mouse
Location in mouse genome: chromosome 9, 123317362 - 123344395 (UCSC, assembly October 2003)
Tooth: lower molar
Method: immunochemistry, antibody: monoclonal


Bud stage
Expression: oral epithelium, dental epithelium
No expression: basement membrane, dental mesenchyme

Cap stage
Expression: oral epithelium, outer enamel epithelium, inner enamel epithelium, enamel knot, stellate reticulum, dental papilla
No expression: basement membrane, dental sac

Bell stage
Expression: oral epithelium, outer enamel epithelium, inner enamel epithelium, stratum intermedia, stellate reticulum, dental papilla, dental sac
No expression: basement membrane

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

Apicolateral and basolateral staining in the preameloblasts/ameloblasts..


Source references:
Fausser,J.L., Schlepp,O., Aberdam,D., Meneguzzi,G., Ruch,J.V., and, Lesot,H. (1998) Differentiation 63(1):1-11


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