Expression of Ret in mouse tooth

Species: mouse
Location in mouse genome: chromosome 6, 119821716 - 119864998 (UCSC, assembly October 2003)
Tooth: lower molar
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe:


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

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

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

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


Source references:
Luukko,K., Suvanto,P., Saarma,M., and, Thesleff,I. (1997) Developmental Dynamics 210(4):463-471


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Data last edited 09.03.1998 by M.P., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.