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Ambn  -  ameloblastin

Rattus norvegicus

Synonyms: Amelin, Ameloblastin
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  • The distance from the cell surface at which immunolabeling for amelogenin stabilized generally corresponded to the point at which that for ameloblastin started to show a net reduction [10].


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