alexa Expression of Tcf Lef and sFrp and localization of beta-catenin in the developing mouse lung.
Pediatrics

Pediatrics

Journal of Pediatric Neurology and Medicine

Author(s): Tebar M, Destre O, de Vree WJ, Ten HaveOpbroek AA

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Recent evidence that Wnts and other genes in the Wnt signaling pathway are expressed in embryonic and adult mouse lung suggests that this pathway is important for cell fate decisions and differentiation of lung cell types. We therefore examined the expression and protein distribution of several Wnt pathway components during prenatal mouse lung development using whole-mount in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry. Between embryonic days 10.5 and 17.5 (E10.5-E17.5), beta-catenin was localized in the cytoplasm, and often also the nucleus, of the undifferentiated primordial epithelium (PE), differentiating alveolar epithelium (AE; present from E14.5 onward), and adjacent mesenchyme. Tcf1, Lef1, Tcf3, Tcf4, sFrp1, sFrp2 and sFrp4 were also expressed in the PE, AE, and adjacent mesenchyme in specific spatio-temporal patterns.
This article was published in Mech Dev and referenced in Journal of Pediatric Neurology and Medicine

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords