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Atsushi Ohazama, Courtney J. Haycraft, Maisa Seppala, James Blackburn, Sarah Ghafoor, Martyn Cobourne, David C. Martinelli, Chen-Ming Fan, Renata Peterkova, Herve Lesot, Bradley K. Yoder, Paul T. Sharpe
Development (2009) 136 (6): 897–903.
Published: 15 March 2009
... in diastema mesenchyme. Gas1 mutants also had ectopic diastema teeth and accompanying increased Shh activity. In this context, therefore, primary cilia exert a specific negative regulatory effect on Shh activity that functions to repress tooth formation and thus determine tooth number. Strikingly, the ectopic...
Includes: Supplementary data