Expression of DLX5 in human tooth

DLX5; distal-less homeobox 5

Species: human
Location in human genome: chromosome 7, 96261778 - 96265666 (UCSC, assembly October 2003)
Tooth: molar and canine
Method: in situ hybridization (radioactive), probe: 500b

Initiation stage
Expression: oral epithelium, dental epithelium, dental mesenchyme

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

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

From bud to cap stages, expression was restricted to the vestibular aspect of dental epithelium..

Source references:
Davideau,J.L., Demri,P., Gu,T.T., Simmons,D., Nessman,C., Forest,N., MacDougall,M., and, Berdal,A. (1999) Mechanisms of Development 81(1-2):183-186

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Data last edited 22.07.2001 by M.P., page last created 10.12.2004 by P.N.