Analysis of the association between lactotransferrin (LTF) gene polymorphism and dental caries

@inproceedings{AZEVEDO2010AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the association between lactotransferrin (LTF) gene
polymorphism and dental caries},
  author={Luiza Foltran AZEVEDO and Giovana Daniela Pecharki and Jo{\~a}o Armando Brancher and Carlos Alberto CORDEIRO and Kamilla Gabriella dos Santos Medeiros and Alessandra Armstrong Antunes and E. D. S. Arruda and Renata Iani Werneck and Luciana Reis de Azevedo and Rui Fernando Mazur and Samuel Jorge Moys{\'e}s and Simone Tet{\"u} Moys{\'e}s and F{\'a}bio Rueda Faucz and Paula Cristina Trevilatto},
  booktitle={Journal of applied oral science : revista FOB},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study evaluated the association between lactotransferrin (LTF) gene polymorphism (exon 2, A/G, Lys/Arg) and dental caries. MATERIAL AND METHODS A convenience sample of 110 individuals, 12 years old, was divided into: group 1, 48 individuals without caries experience (DMFT=0), and group 2, 62 subjects with caries experience (DMFT>or=1). DNA was obtained from a mouthwash with 3% glucose solution, followed by a scrapping of the oral mucosa. After DNA purification… CONTINUE READING