Ameliorative effect of quercetin on the destruction caused by experimental periodontitis in rats.

@article{Cheng2010AmeliorativeEO,
  title={Ameliorative effect of quercetin on the destruction caused by experimental periodontitis in rats.},
  author={W-C Cheng and R Huang and Chen-Yuan Chiang and J Chen and Chen-Hua Liu and C-L Chu and E Fu},
  journal={Journal of periodontal research},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={788-95}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of quercetin, a flavonol that exhibits anti-inflammatory properties, on experimental periodontal destruction in rats. MATERIAL AND METHODS Osteoclast formation on maxillary palatal alveolus was induced with daily lipopolysaccharide (LPS) injections (0, 1 or 5 mg/mL) for 3 d. Five days later, the osteoclasts on bony surfaces were counted after histochemical staining for tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase. The effect… CONTINUE READING

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