Reduced Epithelial Surface Activity is Related to a Higher Incidence of Facial Clefting in a/WySn Mice

22 Sep

reduced_epithelial_activity_is_related_230_154_72Animal models of primary palate development have provided a great deal of information relative to both normal and abnormal development. The murine model has been particularly useful, because several strains have relatively high frequencies of spontaneous cleft lip with our without cleft palate, and other have no spontaneous frequency of CL(P).

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