Altered distribution of type I collagen mRNA in periodontal disease.


Earlier studies on collagen metabolism in the periodontium have suggested that periodontal disease is associated with reduced amounts of type I collagen in the pocket walls, and with an overall increase in collagen synthesis. In this study we analyzed gingival biopsies of patients suffering from adult type chronic periodontal disease by in situ… (More)


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