Expression of Dlx6 in mouse tooth

Dlx6; distal-less homeobox 6

Species: mouse
Tooth: molar
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe: 325b


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

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

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

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

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

Drosophila relative: distalless.

Source references:
Zhao,Z.Y., Stock,D.W., Buchanan,A.V., and, Weiss,K.M. (2000) Development Genes & Evolution 210(5):270-275


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Data last edited 11.02.2001 by M.P., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.