Hiroshi A Maeda

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Tocopherols are lipid-soluble compounds synthesized only by photosynthetic eukaryotes and oxygenic cyanobacteria. The pathway and enzymes for tocopherol synthesis are homologous in cyanobacteria and(More)
Accurate quantification of bacterial species in dental plaque is needed for microbiological diagnosis of periodontal diseases. The present study was designed to assess the sensitivity, specificity(More)
OBJECTIVES Tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) and interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) participate in the establishment of inflammatory lesions in periodontitis. High production of these cytokines may(More)