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Enamel matrix proteins in normal and abnormal amelogenesis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  216713     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Histochemical techniques have been used to study three stages of enamel maturation in normal (fetal calf, newborn human, adult human) and abnormal amelogenesis (odontodysplasia, fluorosis, a compound-complex odontome, and an invaginated odontome). The amount of Type I matrix secreted decreases as amelogenesis progresses. Pockets of Type II matrix may be left at the dentino-enamel junction after maturation of enamel to Type III. Fluorosed enamel contains pockets which may extend the width of the enamel. All stages of enamel maturation may be seen in the compound-complex odontoma.
Authors:
M M Everett; W A Miller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of dental research     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0022-0345     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Dent. Res.     Publication Date:  1979 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-04-28     Completed Date:  1979-04-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0354343     Medline TA:  J Dent Res     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  995-6     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amelogenesis*
Animals
Cattle
Dental Enamel Proteins / metabolism*
Fluorosis, Dental / metabolism
Humans
Odontodysplasia / metabolism
Tooth Abnormalities / metabolism
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dental Enamel Proteins

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