Distribution of tenascin-C and -X, and soft X-ray analysis of the mandibular symphysis during mandible formation in the human fetus.

In the development of the human mandible, the process of bone calcification, distribution and expression of tenascin-C and -X in the mental symphyseal region are unknown. The purpose of this study was to determine the distribution of these extracellular matrices in the connective tissue around calcified tissues located on the mental symphyseal region of the… CONTINUE READING