Thursday, March 22, 2012: 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Session Type: Oral Session
1.5 CE hours
To understand the enamel-specific proteins and their functions in enamel formation.
To identify genetic factors that result in enamel disease.
Inactiviation of FAM20C (DMP4) Causes Hypophosphatemic Rickets and Dental Defects
X. WANG1, S. WANG1, C. LI1, T. GAO1, Y. LIU1, A. RANGIANI1, Y. SUN1, J. HAO2, A. GEORGE3, Y. LU1, J. GROPPE1, B. YUAN4, J. FENG1, and C. QIN1, 1Biomedical Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, TX, 2Craniofacial Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, 3University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 4Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Ameloblastin and Ameloblast Differentiation in Enamel Formation
Y.P. CHUN, Periodontics, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, J. TEEPE, Periodontics, U.S. Air Force Dental Service, San Antonio, TX, Y. YAMADA, National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, MD, C. SMITH, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, S. ABBOUD WERNER, Pathology, University of Texas - San Antonio / Health Science Ctr, San Antonio, TX, R.J. FAJARDO, Orthopaedics, University of Texas - San Antonio / Health Science Ctr, San Antonio, TX, and S. HARRIS, Periodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
Protein-Containing Enamel Matrix Layer Bridging the Dentin-Enamel Junction
J.P. GORSKI, V. DUSEVICH, C. XU, S. MCDONALD, R. REED, Y.W. LIU, Y. WANG, and M.P. WALKER, University of Missouri -Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
Molecular Controls of Ameloblast Differentiation
L. ZHENG, Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, S. PAPAGERAKIS, Otolaryngology Department Head and Neck Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, and P. PAPAGERAKIS, Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Genotypic-Phenotypic Comparisons of Two AMELX Deletions
S.G. SIMMER1, R. MILKOVICH1, F. SEYMEN2, and J.C. HU1, 1BMS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2Dept. of Pedodontics, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey