Identification of a new endogenous platelet-activating factor-like molecule in gingival crevicular fluid.

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Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease and the major cause of tooth loss in adults. Bacteria and their products are the causative agents of this disease. Endogenous molecules mediate the inflammatory process and play a major role in its amplification and perpetuation as well as in the ensuing tissue destruction. The relationship between platelet… (More)

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@article{Antonopoulou1998IdentificationOA, title={Identification of a new endogenous platelet-activating factor-like molecule in gingival crevicular fluid.}, author={Smaragdi Antonopoulou and Constantinos A Demopoulos and Dimitris Argyropoulos and G. Baltas and Helen Kotsifaki and A Diamanti-Kipioti}, journal={The Biochemical journal}, year={1998}, volume={330 ( Pt 2)}, pages={791-4} }