Applications of basic fibroblastic growth factor (FGF-2, bFGF) in dentistry.

  title={Applications of basic fibroblastic growth factor (FGF-2, bFGF) in dentistry.},
  author={A Burcin Sonmez and Jacopo Castelnuovo},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  volume={30 2},
Recent developments in research have been based on the maintenance and regeneration of natural organs and tissues; among such developments is the use of growth factors (GFs). The use of basic fibroblastic growth factors (bFGF) may be indicated in different disciplines of dentistry such as periodontics and dental traumatology. These cells' ability to induce proliferation and differentiation of cells may make GFs a useful source for the development of natural structures. This mini-review will… CONTINUE READING
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