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Objective: Saliva is used to monitor the general health and the onset of specific diseases. Biomarkers, whether produced by normal healthy individuals or by individuals affected by specific systemic diseases, are tell-tale molecules that could be used to monitor health status, disease onset, treatment response and outcome. It has been a great challenge in(More)
AIM The aim of the present study was to evaluate the clinical and microbiological effect of systemic levofloxacin (LFX) as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP) in patients with chronic periodontitis (CP). METHODS Sixty-five patients with CP were randomly divided into a test (n = 33, SRP and LFX 500 mg, once daily [o.d.]) and a control group (n =(More)
The VHL tumour suppressor gene codes for von-Hippel Lindau (VHL) protein which acts by association with Elongin C and Hypoxia Inducing Factor-1 alpha (HIF). Two functional sub-domains in the protein model of VHL contain binding sites for these proteins. Alpha domain of VHL protein contains the binding site for Elongin C (tumorigenic cluster A) whereas; the(More)
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