Expression of Bmp3 in mouse tooth

Bmp3; bone morphogenetic protein 3; osteogenin; DVR-3

Species: mouse
Location in mouse genome: chromosome 5, 97992862 - 98018552 (UCSC, assembly October 2003)
Tooth: lower molar
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe: 391b


Initiation stage
No expression: oral epithelium, dental epithelium, dental mesenchyme

Bud stage
No expression: oral epithelium, dental epithelium, dental mesenchyme

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

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

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

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

Root development
Expression: odontoblasts, cementoblasts
No expression: dental papilla

The expression was in the early odontoblasts..


Source references:
Åberg,T., Wozney,J., and, Thesleff,I. (1997) Developmental Dynamics 210(4):383-396
Yamashiro,T., Tummers,M., and, Thesleff,I. (2003) Journal of Dental Research 82(3):172-176


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Data last edited 10.11.2003 by M.K., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.