[Non mucin proteins of saliva with high homology of polypeptide chains].


To non mucin proteins of human saliva belong: cystatins, statherin, histatins and acidic proline-rich protein. These saliva proteins influence hard and soft tissues by forming a pellicle layer on oral mucosa and enamel, by taking part in removing bacteria or initiating of bacterial colonization. Most of them are able to inhibit the formation of dental… (More)