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The role of saliva in maintaining oral homeostasis.
  • I. Mandel
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Dental Association
  • 1 August 1989
Dental practitioners are becoming more cognizant of the importance of saliva as they treat a greater number of older patients, especially those with medical problems requiring a variety ofExpand
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Role of salivary mucins in the protection of the oral cavity.
Mucins are the principal organic constituents of mucus, the slimy visco-elastic material that coats all mucosal surfaces. Compelling evidence suggests that they play an integral role in non-immuneExpand
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The diagnostic uses of saliva.
  • I. Mandel
  • Medicine
  • Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official…
  • 1 March 1990
It is becoming increasingly apparent to investigators and clinicians in a variety of disciplines that saliva has many diagnostic uses and is especially valuable in the young, the old and infirm andExpand
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Development of Experimental Oral Carcinogenesis and its Impact on Current Oral Cancer Resecuch
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The effect of collection technique on tear composition.
Selected proteins were quantitated after collecting samples of the tears by using two sampling techniques. Tears from the same individual were collected via absorption by Schirmer filter paper stripExpand
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Quantitative composition of nasal secretions in normal subjects.
Abstract A method of collection of nasal secretion, by absorption onto previously weighed strips of filter paper, is described. The method permits quantitative determination of electrolyte andExpand
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Tooth surface-pellicle lipids and their role in the protection of dental enamel against lactic-acid diffusion in man.
The lipid content and composition of the enamel pellicle from caries-resistant (CR) and caries-susceptible (CS) subjects and their effect on its ability to retard the diffusion of lactic acid wereExpand
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Tear osmolarity variation in the dry eye.
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Guidelines for Saliva Nomenclature and Collection
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Sialochemistry in diseases and clinical situations affecting salivary glands.
  • I. Mandel
  • Medicine
  • Critical reviews in clinical laboratory sciences
  • 1980
AbstractDuring the past few years an increasing number of investigators in a variety of disciplines have become interested in the potential of saliva as a diagnostic tool. The increase in interestExpand
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