Expression of Wnt5a in mouse tooth

wingless-related MMTV integration site 5A

Species: mouse
Location in mouse genome: chromosome 14, 23041989 - 23059145 (UCSC, assembly October 2003)
Tooth: molar
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe:


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

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

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

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


Source references:
Sarkar,L., and, Sharpe,P.T. (1999) Mechanisms of Development 85(1-2):197-200

Other references:
Åberg,T., Wang,X.P., Kim,J.H., Yamashiro,T., Bei,M., Rice,R., Ryoo,H.M., and, Thesleff,I. (2004) Developmental Biology 270(1):76-93


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Data last edited 19.06.2000 by M.P., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.