Expression of MMP-8 and MMP-13 in the development of periradicular lesions.

@article{Matsui2011ExpressionOM,
  title={Expression of MMP-8 and MMP-13 in the development of periradicular lesions.},
  author={Hideyuki Matsui and Masahiro Yamasaki and Kazuhiko Nakata and Kazuharu Amano and Hiroshi Nakamura},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={44 8},
  pages={739-45}
}
AIM To elucidate the expressions of MMP-8 and MMP-13 in experimentally induced rat periradicular lesions by means of the reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and immunohistochemical staining. METHODOLOGY Thirty rats were used and periradicular lesions in mandibular first molar teeth were established following pulp exposure. The animals were sacrificed at 0 (no exposure control), 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6 weeks after pulp exposure. The right molars were used for RT-PCR analysis of… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations

Collagenase-3 expression in periapical lesions: an immunohistochemical study.

Biotechnic & histochemistry : official publication of the Biological Stain Commission • 2014

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…