Odontoblasts: the cells forming and maintaining dentine.


Odontoblasts are tall columnar cells located at the periphery of the dental pulp. They derive from ectomesenchymal cells originated by migration of neural crest cells during the early craniofacial development. Odontoblasts form the dentine, a collagen-based mineralized tissue, through secretion of its collagenous and noncollagenous organic matrix components… (More)


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@article{AranaChavez2004OdontoblastsTC, title={Odontoblasts: the cells forming and maintaining dentine.}, author={Victor E Arana-Chavez and Luciana F. Massa}, journal={The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology}, year={2004}, volume={36 8}, pages={1367-73} }