Claudins 1, 4, 5, 7 and occludin in ameloblastomas and developing human teeth.

BACKGROUND To analyze the distribution pattern of claudins 1, 4, 5, 7 and occludin in benign and malignant ameloblastomas and developing human teeth. METHODS Paraffin-embedded tissue specimens of 25 benign and four malignant ameloblastomas and two developing human teeth were examined immunohistochemically using antibodies against claudins 1, 4, 5, 7 and… CONTINUE READING