Expression of osteopontin in rat tooth

Spp1; secreted phosphoprotein 1; OPN; Opnl; bone sialoprotein I (BSP-1); Apl1; 2ar; 44 kDa phophoprotein (44k BPP); early T lymphocyte activation 1 (Eta1); minopontin; Ric; urinary stone protein

Species: rat
Tooth: molar and incisor
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), immunochemistry, reagent: 1,2 kb / affinity purified goat-anti-rat


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

Root development
Expression: odontoblasts, predentin, dentin, cementum, cementoblasts, periodontal ligament
No expression: dental papilla


Source references:
Bronckers,A.L., Farach-Carson,M.C., Van Waveren,E., and, Butler,W.T. (1994) Journal of Bone & Mineral Research 9(6):833-841
Helder,M.N., Bronckers,A.L., and, Wöltgens,J.H. (1993) Matrix 13(5):415-425


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