Expression of Bmp2 in mouse tooth

bone morphogenetic protein 2; Bmp2a; Dvr2

Species: mouse
Tooth: lower incisor
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe:


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

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

Expression in odontoblasts and ameloblasts was on the labial side..


Source references:
Wang,X.P., Suomalainen,M., Jorgez,C.J., Matzuk,M.M., Werner,S., and, Thesleff,I. (2004) Dev Cell 7(5):719-730


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Data last edited 09.12.2004 by M.K., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.