Expression of Toll-like receptor 2 and 4 in inflamed pulp in severe combined immunodeficiency mice.


INTRODUCTION Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are important receptors mediating innate immune responses because they detect factors released from bacterial cell wall components during inflammatory reactions. However, the role of TLRs in dental pulp, which is bounded by hard tissues, is poorly understood. The purpose of this study was to investigate the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.joen.2009.04.005


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