Expression of Tjp2 in mouse tooth

tight junction protein 2; zona occludens 2 (Zo2)

Species: mouse
Tooth: molar and incisor
Method: immunochemistry, antibody: polyconal


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

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

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

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

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


Source references:
Unda,F.J., Pérez-Nanclares,G., Le Morvan,V., Hernández,C., Vilaxa,A., De-la-Fuente,M., and, Gorry,P. (2003) Histology & Histopathology 18(1):27-38


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Data last edited 28.04.2004 by M.K., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.