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Tooth structure re-engineered

Nature volume 512, pages 3637 (07 August 2014) | Download Citation

Mice deficient in the EDA protein lack normal tooth features. Restoring EDA in embryonic teeth at increasing doses has now been found to recover these dental features in a stepwise pattern that mimics evolution. See Article p.44

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  1. Zhe-Xi Luo is in the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA.

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