Bmp4 gene expression
Bmp4 (Bone morphogenetic protein 4) – MGI gene detail
Description: Bmp4 is expressed in both epithelium and mesenchyme at E12.5. Its expression is restricted to the mesenchyme from E13.5. Bmp4 is expressed only in the anterior and distal regions of the palatal shelves.
Source: Zhang et al. (2002) Rescue of cleft palate in Msx1-deficient mice by transgenic Bmp4 reveals a network of BMP and Shh signaling in the regulation of mammalian palatogenesis. Development 129(17): 4135-46.
Unpublished data, Chai lab.