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Salivary IgA and IgG subclasses in oral mucosal diseases.
OBJECTIVE It was hypothesized that serum levels of immunoglobulins may play a role in the pathogenesis of oral mucosal diseases, or reflect clinical changes in these conditions, but little is knownExpand
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Salivary and serum interleukin 1 beta, interleukin 6 and tumor necrosis factor alpha in patients with leukoplakia and oral cancer
Objectives: The aim of study was to compare salivary and serum concentrations of interleukin 1 beta (IL-1β), interleukin 6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) in patients with oralExpand
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Salivary interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in patients with recurrent aphthous ulceration.
BACKGROUND Recurrent apthous ulceration (RAU) is a well known oral disease which seems to be mediated principally by the immune system. However, it is still a matter of debate which part of theExpand
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Effect of the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug indomethacin on proliferation and apoptosis of colon carcinoma cells
Purpose: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs lower the incidence of and mortality from colon cancer. In this paper, we present the effect of indomethacin on growth inhibition and alterations in theExpand
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Detection of Helicobacter pylori in various oral lesions by nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
Nested PCR was used for the detection of Helicobacter pylori DNA in specimens collected from seven different topographic sites in the oral cavity. Out of 161 patients, only 21 (13.04%) were positive.Expand
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Salivary and serum interleukin 6 and basic fibroblast growth factor levels in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma.
AIM A role of various cytokines has been implicated in the pathogenesis of many carcinomas, and albeit the role of interleukin 6 (IL-6) and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in sera has beenExpand
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The expression and role of insulin-like growth factor II in malignant hemangiopericytomas
Abstract. Hemangiopericytoma is a rare soft tissue tumor originating from contractile pericapillary pericytes. To address the issue of molecular genetic events that participate in genesis andExpand
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The significance of salivary interleukin 6 and tumor necrosis factor alpha in patients with oral leukoplakia.
It is well known that cytokines play an important role in oral diseases. Furthermore, increased levels of interleukin 6 (IL-6) and tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) have been reported inExpand
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Mechanism of liquefaction of the human ejaculate. I. Changes of the ejaculate proteins.
The spontaneous liquefaction of the human ejaculate in vitro was studied by macroscopic inspection, disc electrophoresis of the ejaculate proteins, free amino acid and nitrogen determinations and byExpand
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The significance of salivary and serum interleukin 6 and basic fibroblast growth factor levels in patients with Sjögren's syndrome.
Role of various cytokines have been implicated in the development and perpetuation of Sjogren's syndrome (SS), but no specific cytokine could be determined as a major contributor to the SS. SalivaryExpand
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