Numerous members of the sox family of HMG box-containing genes are expressed in developing mouse teeth

David W. Stock, Anne V. Buchanan, Zhiyong Zhao, Kenneth M. Weiss

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Abstract

We used RT-PCR to detect the expression in mouse molar and incisor tooth germs of 14 of the 19 known members of the Sox family of HMG box-containing transcription factors. These sequences fell into all 6 of the main subdivisions of the Sox family. In general, the relative transcript abundance of the different Sox genes is similar between molar and incisor tooth germs, although 3 low-abundance transcripts were found in only a single tooth type. The expression of Sox genes during tooth development has not been reported previously and further experiments will be required to determine their role in this process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-237
Number of pages4
JournalGenomics
Volume37
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 15 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Genetics

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