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Micro-dissection of Enamel Organ from Mandibular Incisor of Rats Exposed to Environmental Toxicants

DOI :

10.3791/57081-v

March 29th, 2018

March 29th, 2018

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1Institut National de la Santé et Recherche Médicale (INSERM) UMRS 1138, Paris-Diderot University, Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris-Descartes University, Laboratory of Molecular Oral Pathophysiology, Cordeliers Research Centre, 2Unit of Formation and Research (UFR) of Odontology, Paris-Diderot University

Understanding enamel formation and possible alterations requires the study of ameloblast activity. Here, we describe a reliable and consistent method to micro-dissect enamel organs containing secretion- and maturation-stage ameloblasts that may be used for further quantitative and qualitative experimental procedures.

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