Elham Hormozi

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Bordetella pertussis produces a cell-invasive adenylate cyclase toxin (CyaA) which is related to the RTX family of pore-forming toxins. Like all RTX toxins, CyaA is synthesised as a protoxin (proCyaA), encoded by the cyaA gene. Activation to the mature cell-invasive toxin involves palmitoylation of lysine 983 and is dependent on co-expression of cyaC. The(More)
INTRODUCTION Although nickel and chromium are known as allergen and cytotoxic orthodontic metals, very few and controversial studies have assessed the effect of orthodontic treatment on their systemic levels especially those reflected by their best biomarker of exposure, hair. Additionally, metal injection moulding (MIM) brackets are not studied, and there(More)
BACKGROUND Odontogenic keratocyst (OKC), also called keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT), is a developmental lesion which should be carefully monitored and it exhibits development mechanisms and biologic behaviors different from those of other more common lesions such as dentigerous and radicular cysts. CD10 antigen is a cell surface metalloendopeptidase,(More)
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