Expression of Fgf4 in vole tooth

fibroblast growth factor 4; kaposi sarcoma oncogene (Kfgf); oncogene Hst; heparin secretory transforming protein 1 (Hstf1)

Species: vole
Tooth: molar
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe: 660nt


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

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

Cap stage
Expression: enamel knot
No expression: oral epithelium, outer enamel epithelium, inner enamel epithelium, 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

Expression was in 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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