Expression of cytokeratin 1 in human tooth

KRT1; keratin 1; CK1; Onc-cFn; oncofetal domain containing form of cellular fibronectin

Species: human
Method: immunochemistry, antibody: monoclonal


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

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

Late bell (differentiation) stage: no expression

Ck 1 was detected focally in the dental lamina but not in the enamel organ.

Source references:
Heikinheimo,K., Sandberg,M., Happonen,R.P., Virtanen,I., and, Bosch,F.X. (1991) Laboratory Investigation 65(6):688-701


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