TITLE

Regrowing teeth?

AUTHOR(S)
Lund, Amy E.
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Apr99, Vol. 103 Issue 4, p480
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that researchers at London, England-based Guy's Hospital have discovered a gene that controls what type of tooth is grown, called Barx-1. Blockage of Barx-1 inhibitor called BMP4 responsible for incisor growth; Modification of incisor-producing cells in mice and caused them to grow molars; Researchers' interest in learning which genetic markers cause teeth to form in certain formation and position.
ACCESSION #
2037746

 

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