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Verstraeten et al., 2016 - Beta-Catenin and Plakoglobin Expression during Zebrafish Tooth Development and Replacement. PLoS One   11:e0148114 Full text @ PLoS One
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Stage: Adult

Fig. 4

β-catenin distribution during the development of adult replacement teeth.

A,A’: The successional lamina (s.l.) shows expression of β-catenin at the cell membrane and in some nuclei. The mesenchyme also displays nuclear β-catenin. B: β-catenin is detected only at the plasma membrane of the epithelial cells during morphogenesis stage (arrowhead). C: In the enamel organ (arrowhead) β-catenin is expressed at the plasma membrane of cells of both inner and outer dental epithelium. C’: The dental papilla (asterisk) shows odontoblasts with membrane-bound and nuclear β-catenin expression. D: During late cytodifferentiation stage, β-catenin remains expressed in both the inner and outer dental epithelium as well as in the polarized odontoblasts (arrow) adjoining the tooth matrix. Orientation: dorsal to the top, ventral to the bottom, medial to the right and lateral to the left of the figure. Additional abbreviations: c: crypt slightly posterior to the tip of the functional predecessor; FT: functional tooth. Scale bars = 50 µm.

Gene Expression Details No data available
Antibody Labeling Details
Antibody Assay Fish Conditions Stage Anatomy
Ab1-ctnnb IHC WT standard conditions Adult dental organ plasma membrane
IHC Adult inner dental epithelium
IHC Adult odontoblast
IHC Adult outer dental epithelium
IHC Adult pharyngeal epithelium plasma membrane
Phenotype Details No data available
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