- Temporomandibular joint formation requires two distinct hedgehog-dependent stepsPatricia Purcell
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:18297-302. 2009..Thus, these experiments establish that Hh signaling acts at two distinct steps in disk morphogenesis, condyle initiation, and disk-condyle separation and provide a molecular framework for future studies of the TMJ...
- Spry1 and spry2 are essential for development of the temporomandibular jointP Purcell
Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Dent Res 91:387-93. 2012..Notably, our work provides the evidence that the TMJ condyle and disc develop independently of the mandibular fossa...
- BMP7 acts in murine lens placode developmentS Wawersik
Division of Genetics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, USA
Dev Biol 207:176-88. 1999..We conclude that Bmp7 is a critical component of the genetic mechanism(s) controlling lens placode formation...