cap stage

cap stage

second stage of tooth development wherein there is development of the inner and outer enamel epithelium.

cap stage

(kap stāj)
Second level of dental development involving inner and outer enamel epithelium.
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It's an incredible leap of the imagination," said director Michael Stevenson, who took over as Cap Stage producing artistic director Sept.
CAP STAGE, A 127-SEAT EQUITY PLAYHOUSE IN THE midtown district of California's capital, had another affinity with Washburn's play.
That didn't mean it would be an easy fit for Cap Stage.
For Cap Stage technical director Steve Decker, who also took on the role of lighting designer for Mr.
Its expression is increased in cap stage in enamel knot, inner enamel epithelium and dental papilla whereas Msx2 expressed in odontoblasts, cuspal formation, root initiation.
Expressed in Bud stage, cap stage (enamel knot) and in hertwigs epithelial root sheath for root formation
By the cap stage, these knots are fully developed and have begun to serve as central regulators of tooth development by secreting signaling factors from the BMP, FGF, Shh, and Wnt families [Thesleff and Sharpe, 1997].
As the epithelium thickens, it will activate the mesenchyme, which, during the cap stage, will induce adjacent epithelium to differentiate into the enamel organ [Kollar and Baird 1970].
FGF release activates the surrounding epithelium, which proliferates around the enamel knot and induces the transition from the bud to the cap stage [Thesleff et al.
Prior to laminar thickening, Pax9 expression is upregulated until the end of the cap stage, when it is reduced.
With a 2,262-seat capacity this impressive feather in the city's cap stages a host of music events, from classical, folk and jazz to modern pop acts like Paloma Faith, as well as organ recitals, spoken word, educational and community performances, dance and business events, as well as conferences.