Expression of P-cadherin in mouse tooth

Cdh3; cadherin 3; placental cadherin (P-Cd; Pcad); placental calcium dependent adhesion protein (Cdhp); Cadp

Species: mouse
Tooth: molar
Method: immunochemistry, antibody: monoclonal


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

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

Bell stage: no expression

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

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


Source references:
Palacios,J., Benito,N., Berraquero,R., Pizarro,A., Cano,A., and, Gamallo,C. (1995) International Journal of Developmental Biology 39:663-666

Other references:
Obara,N., Suzuki,Y., Nagai,Y., and, Takeda,M. (1998) Anatomy & Embryology 197:469-475


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