|Budget Amount *help
¥46,670,000 (Direct Cost: ¥35,900,000、Indirect Cost: ¥10,770,000)
Fiscal Year 2013: ¥9,100,000 (Direct Cost: ¥7,000,000、Indirect Cost: ¥2,100,000)
Fiscal Year 2012: ¥8,060,000 (Direct Cost: ¥6,200,000、Indirect Cost: ¥1,860,000)
Fiscal Year 2011: ¥8,060,000 (Direct Cost: ¥6,200,000、Indirect Cost: ¥1,860,000)
Fiscal Year 2010: ¥21,450,000 (Direct Cost: ¥16,500,000、Indirect Cost: ¥4,950,000)
In the dental field, the regeneration of complete tooth is ultimate goal. First, we examined whether fully functional bioengineered tooth could regenerate utilizing an organ germ method with the permanent tooth bud tissue of the post-natal canine, we succeeded in it, for the first time in the world. Next, in order to understand the mechanism of tooth development, we performed the screening and clarified that several Hox gene specifically expressed in the development of tooth.