Effect of interleukin-4 on orthodontic tooth movement and associated root resorption.

@article{Hakami2015EffectOI,
  title={Effect of interleukin-4 on orthodontic tooth movement and associated root resorption.},
  author={Zaki Hakami and Hideki Kitaura and Keisuke Kimura and Masahiko Ishida and Haruki Sugisawa and Hiroto Ida and Saeed Jafari and Teruko Takano-Yamamoto},
  journal={European journal of orthodontics},
  year={2015},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={87-94}
}
OBJECTIVES Interleukin-4 (IL-4) is a recognized immunomodulatory cytokine that regulates bone homeostasis. However, the influence of IL-4 on orthodontic tooth movement (OTM) and subsequent root resorption is still unknown. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of IL-4 on tooth movement and its associated root resorption in a… CONTINUE READING