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Associations of periodontal microorganisms with salivary proteins and MMP-8 in gingival crevicular fluid.

Authors
  • Yakob, Maha
  • Kari, Kirsti
  • Tervahartiala, Taina
  • Sorsa, Timo
  • Söder, Per-Östen
  • Meurman, Jukka H
  • Söder, Birgitta
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal Of Clinical Periodontology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2012
Volume
39
Issue
3
Pages
256–263
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-051X.2011.01813.x
PMID: 22103335
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The presence of T. denticola seemed to increase salivary albumin and total protein concentrations, and GCF levels of MMP-8. Both T. denticola and T. forsythia seemed to induce a cascade of host response with increased MMP-8 in GCF.

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