Expression of Gfr alpha-1 in mouse tooth

Gfra1; Gdnf family receptor alpha-1; glial cell line derived neurotrophic factor receptor alpha; Gdnfra; Gdnfr

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


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

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

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

Secretory stage
Expression: dental papilla, odontoblasts
No expression: outer enamel epithelium, stratum intermedia, stellate reticulum, ameloblasts, dental sac


Source references:
Luukko,K., Suvanto,P., Saarma,M., and, Thesleff,I. (1997) Developmental Dynamics 210(4):463-471


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Data last edited 31.03.2004 by M.K., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.