Analysis of Polymorphisms in the Lactotransferrin Gene Promoter and Dental Caries


Regarding host aspects, there has been strong evidence for a genetic component in the etiology of caries. The salivary protein lactotransferrin (LTF) exhibits antibacterial activity, but there is no study investigating the association of polymorphisms in the promoter region of LTF gene with caries. The objective of this study was firstly to search the… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2011/571726


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