Expression of Sp6 in mouse tooth

Epiprofin; trans-acting transcription factor 6; Epfn; Klf14; kruppel-like factor 14

Species: mouse
Tooth: lower molar and incisor
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), whole mount in situ hybridization, probe:


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

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

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

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


Source references:
Nakamura,T., Unda,F., de-Vega,S., Vilaxa,A., Fukumoto,S., Yamada,K.M., and, Yamada,Y. (2004) Journal of Biological Chemistry 279(1):626-634


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Data last edited 08.12.2004 by M.K., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.