Immunohistochemical localization of Clara cell secretory proteins (CC10-CC26) and Annexin-1 protein in rat major salivary glands.

@article{Cecchini2009ImmunohistochemicalLO,
  title={Immunohistochemical localization of Clara cell secretory proteins (CC10-CC26) and Annexin-1 protein in rat major salivary glands.},
  author={Maria Paola Cecchini and Flavia Merigo and Mirko Cristofoletti and Francesco Osculati and Andrea Sbarbati},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={2009},
  volume={214 5},
  pages={752-8}
}
The oral cavity is continuously bathed by saliva secreted by the major and minor salivary glands. Saliva is the first biological medium to confront external materials that are taken into the body as part of food or drink or inhaled volatile substances, and it contributes to the first line of oral defence. In humans, it has been shown that sputum and a… CONTINUE READING