Expression of Cd44 in mouse tooth

Cd44; Hermes antigen; Pgp1; Mdu3

Species: mouse
Tooth: molar and incisor
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe: 400nt


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

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

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

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

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

Protein distribution was similar.

Source references:
Yu,Q., and, Toole,B.P. (1997) Developmental Dynamics 208:1-10


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Data last edited 11.03.1997 by M.P., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.