Suhair Katerji

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The Dumbo rat possesses some characteristics that evoke several human syndromes, such as Treacher-Collins: shortness of the maxillary, zygomatic and mandibular bones, and low position of the ears. Knowing that many homeobox genes are candidates in craniofacial development, we investigated the involvement of the Msx1 and Dlx1 genes in the Dumbo phenotype(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the possibility of use Dumbo rat as, experimental model for understanding abnormal craniofacial development. DESIGN We investigated craniofacial morphogenesis in the Dumbo rat by morphologic and morphometric technics. We also performed a cytogenetic study of this rat. Wistar strain was considered as control. For morphologic and(More)
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