Effects of enamel matrix derivative and transforming growth factor-beta1 on human periodontal ligament fibroblasts.

AIM The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of enamel matrix derivative (EMD), transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1), and a combination of both factors (EMD+TGF-beta1) on periodontal ligament (PDL) fibroblasts. MATERIAL AND METHODS Human PDL fibroblasts were obtained from three adult patients with a clinically healthy periodontium… CONTINUE READING