Establishment of Periodontal Ligament Cell Lines from Temperature-Sensitive Simian Virus 40 Large T-antigen Transgenic Rats.


Orthodontic tooth movement is controlled by various cell types in the periodontal ligament (PDL). Mechanical stresses, such as orthodontic force, are thought to induce differentiation of the mesenchymal cells in the PDL into osteoblasts and cementoblasts. The details of the process of differentiation, however, are not known, in part because adequate in… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:CYTO.0000043412.08814.80