Can periodontal infection induce genotoxic effects?


OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the occurrence of chromosomal abnormalities, through micronuclei, and apoptosis by the sum of karyorrhexis, pyknosis and condensed chromatin in individuals with chronic periodontitis, gingivitis associated with biofilm and no periodontal disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study included 72 individuals divided into… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/00016357.2014.982705


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@article{Brando2015CanPI, title={Can periodontal infection induce genotoxic effects?}, author={Paulo de Tarso Jambeiro Brand{\~a}o and Isaac Suzart Gomes-Filho and Simone Seixas da Cruz and Johelle de Santana Passos-Soares and Soraya Castro Trindade and Leonardo da Cunha Menezes Souza and Jos{\'e} Meireles and Eneida de Moraes Marc{\'i}lio Cerqueira}, journal={Acta odontologica Scandinavica}, year={2015}, volume={73 3}, pages={219-25} }