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Teneurins distribution in organs of the non-human primates and rodents

Grant number: 13/01288-8
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): August 01, 2013
Effective date (End): January 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Dentistry
Principal Investigator:Cláudio Aparecido Casatti
Grantee:Isabella Zacarin Guiati
Host Institution: Faculdade de Odontologia (FOA). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araçatuba. Araçatuba , SP, Brazil


Teneurins are constituted by four homologous (tenure 1-4), initially characterized in mammals, and related to extracellular matrix proteins named tenascins. Teneurins are higher expressed in the central nervous system. Interestingly, this peptide family is conserved along with the different species and mainly expressed during embryonary development. The purpose of the present study is to analyze and to compare tenure expressions in the tissue and organs from non-human primates and rodents since previous studies showed their expression in mouse and chicken embryos. Tissue and organs will be used to analyze tenure distributions employing the immunohistochemistry method. (AU)

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TORRES-DA-SILVALI, K. R.; TESSARIN, G. W. L.; DIAS, C. A.; GUIATI, I. Z.; ERVOLINO, E.; GONCALVES, A.; BENETI, I. M.; LOVEJOY, D. A.; CASATTI, C. A.. Teneurin-2 presence in rat and human odontoblasts. PLoS One, v. 12, n. 9, . (12/08833-9, 12/03067-6, 13/01288-8)

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