[Molecular cloning and expression of homeobox-containing genes during hard tissue development].

  title={[Molecular cloning and expression of homeobox-containing genes during hard tissue development].},
  author={Tadahiro Iimura},
  journal={Kokubyo Gakkai zasshi. The Journal of the Stomatological Society, Japan},
  volume={61 4},
  • T. Iimura
  • Published 1 December 1994
  • Biology
  • Kokubyo Gakkai zasshi. The Journal of the Stomatological Society, Japan
Although much is known about the hormonal regulation of hard tissue development, much less is known about the nuclear regulatory molecules that affect the process. Homeobox-containing genes are thought to encode DNA-binding transcriptional factors which control the expression of other genes. In this study, molecular cloning of Msx homeobox-containing genes from a bovine odontoblast library and a human dental pulp-derived cells library was performed, and also the expression of mRNAs for Hox and… 
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