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Expression of transient receptor potential vanilloid receptor 1 and toll-like receptor 4 in aggressive periodontitis and in chronic periodontitis.

Authors
  • Oztürk, A
  • Yildiz, L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Periodontal Research
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2011
Volume
46
Issue
4
Pages
475–482
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0765.2011.01363.x
PMID: 21517856
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Local expression of TRPV1 and TLR4 in gingival tissues may contribute to both physiological and pathological processes in the periodontium. Our data suggest that TRPV1 and TLR4 may play a role specifically in the pathophysiology of chronic periodontitis.

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