Expression of Bmp4 in vole tooth

Bmp4; bone morphogenetic protein 4; Dvr4; Bmp2b; Bmp2b1

Species: vole
Tooth: molar
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe: 285nt


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

Buccal bias in mesenchyme..

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

Buccal bias in mesenchyme..

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

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

In inner enamel epithelium expression was in the area of secondary enamel knots.


Source references:
Keränen,S.V.E., Åberg,T., Kettunen,P., Thesleff,I., and, Jernvall,J. (1998) Development Genes & Evolution 208(9):477-486


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Data last edited 24.08.1998 by M.P., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.