Oral inflammation, a role for antimicrobial peptide modulation of cytokine and chemokine responses.

Abstract

Acute and chronic inflammation commonly occurs throughout the oral cavity. The most common causes are physical damage and microbial infections, and less frequently immune reactions and malignant changes. All of these processes result in the induction of antimicrobial peptides, chemokines and cytokines that lead to cellular infiltrates, a vascular response… (More)
DOI: 10.1586/14787210.2013.836059

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