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Epulis is a relapsable lesion in gingiva without specific treatment for its unexplained pathogenesis. Nowadays, surgical excision is the most popular method of treatment. To prevent recurrence, it is necessary to resect diseased tissues thoroughly, and even to remove the involved teeth. However, this may cause functional and cosmetic deformities. Therefore,(More)
Lactobacillus helveticus H9—a new isolate from Kurut—showed high proteolytic activity and good growth during milk fermentation. To understand the potential relationship between the proteolytic activity and its growth kinetics, the expression of genes coding for its proteolytic system was determined by real-time PCR. The results showed that the optimal(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between ambient air pollution and hospital emergency admissions in Beijing. METHODS In this study, a semi-parametric generalized additive model (GAM) was used to evaluate the specific influences of air pollutants (PM10, SO2, and NO2) on hospital emergency admissions with different lag structures from 2009 to 2011,(More)
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