Expression of Timp3 in mouse tooth

tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 3

Species: mouse
Location in mouse genome: chromosome 10, 88700332 - 88749302 (UCSC, assembly October 2003)
Tooth: lower incisor
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe:


Initiation stage
No expression: oral epithelium, dental epithelium, dental mesenchyme

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

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

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

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

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


Source references:
Sahlberg,C., Reponen,P., Tryggvason,K., and, Thesleff,I. (1999) European Journal of Oral Sciences 107(2):121-130


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Data last edited 30.08.1999 by M.P., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.