Expression of heparan sulfate in mouse tooth

Species: mouse
Tooth: upper incisor
Method: immunochemistry, antibody:


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

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

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

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


Source references:
Bai,X.M., Van der Schueren,B., Cassiman,J.J., Van den Berghe,H., and, David,G. (1994) Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry 42(8):1043-1054


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