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The aim of the present study was to investigate the possibility that ductal cells, which preferentially survive and/or proliferate in Sjögren's syndrome (SS) salivary glands of patients with SS,(More)
We examined the mechanisms underlying the enhancement of radiosensitivity and chemosensitivity to gamma-irradiation (IR) and 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) in human oral carcinoma cells (B88) in which(More)
The transcription factor NF-kappa B inhibits the apoptotic response induced by TNF-alpha. However, in salivary gland cell clones (ACMT-6 and ACMT-7) in which NF-kappa B activation was suppressed by(More)
OBJECTIVE Our previous results suggested that suppression of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFalpha)-induced matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP-9) could prevent the destruction of acinar tissue in the(More)