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Gene Discovered with Both Skin and Tooth Role
Posted: April 8, 2009
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To study the genes effect on enamel, Kioussi and her colleagues studied baby mice in which the gene had been eliminated and its protein was missing. The mice lacked the proper enamel coating, making them unable to function. The researcher hope to use the CTIP2 research to human applications to prevent cavities and tooth decay.