Expression of Bpag1 in mouse tooth

Bpag1; bullous pemphigoid antigen 1; BP240 (230)

Species: mouse
Tooth: lower molar
Method: immunochemistry, antibody: antiserum


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

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

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

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

Protein is present in type I hemidesmosomes.

Source references:
Fausser,J.L., Schlepp,O., Aberdam,D., Meneguzzi,G., Ruch,J.V., and, Lesot,H. (1998) Differentiation 63(1):1-11


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Data last edited 29.03.2004 by M.K., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.