Melatonin expression in periodontal disease.

  title={Melatonin expression in periodontal disease.},
  author={Gerardo G{\'o}mez-Moreno and Antonio Cutando-Soriano and Carlos Arana and Pilar Galindo and Jorge F. Bola{\~n}os and Dar{\'i}o Acu{\~n}a-Castroviejo and H-L Wang},
  journal={Journal of periodontal research},
  volume={42 6},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE It was the purpose of this study to examine the relationship between periodontal diseases and melatonin level. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty-six patients with periodontal disease, together with 26 age- and gender-matched healthy controls, were included. Periodontal status was assessed using the Community Periodontal Index. Plasma and salivary melatonin levels were determined using specific commercial radioimmunoassays, whereas lymphocyte subpopulations (e.g. CD3, CD4… CONTINUE READING


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