Expression of Ngf in rat tooth

nerve growth factor

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


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

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

Comparison of expression of neurotrophins and their receptors in developing tooth..

Source references:
Luukko,K. (1998) European Journal of Oral Sciences 106(1):80-93


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Data last edited 22.04.1998 by M.P., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.