Expression of cytokeratin 18 in human tooth

KRT18; CK18; keratin 18; CYK18; K18

Species: human
Method: immunochemistry, antibody: monoclonal


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

Bell stage: no expression


Source references:
Kasper,M., Karsten,U., Stosiek,P., and, Moll,R. (1989) Differentiation 40(3):207-214

Other references:
Heikinheimo,K., Hormia,M., Stenman,G., Virtanen,I., and, Happonen,R.P. (1989) Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine 18(5):264-273
Heikinheimo,K., Sandberg,M., Happonen,R.P., Virtanen,I., and, Bosch,F.X. (1991) Laboratory Investigation 65(6):688-701
Pelissier,A., Ouhayoun,J.P., Sawaf,M.H., and, Forest,N. (1990) Journal de Biologie Buccale 18(2):99-108


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