Expression of connexin43 in rat tooth

Gja1; gap junction membrane channel protein alpha 1; CX43

Species: rat
Tooth: lower incisor
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe: 20b

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

Signal intensity was highest in the predentin synthesizing odontotoblasts..

Source references:
Murakami,S., Muramatsu,T., and, Shimono,M. (2001) Anatomy & Embryology 203(5):367-374

To the top of the page Titlepage rat, protein Send your comments
Pubmed Genbank Jackson Mouse Genome Database OMIM

Data last edited 29.03.2004 by M.K., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.