Saliva in Health and Disease, Chemical Biology of

@inproceedings{Fbin2008SalivaIH,
  title={Saliva in Health and Disease, Chemical Biology of},
  author={Tibor K{\'a}r{\'o}ly F{\'a}bi{\'a}n and P{\'a}l Fej{\'e}rdy and P{\'e}ter Csermely},
  year={2008}
}
Saliva is a bodily fluid secreted by three pairs of major salivary glands (parotid submandibular and sublingual) and by many of minor salivary glands. Saliva is supplemented with several constituents that originate from blood serum, from intact or destroyed mucosal and immune cells, and from intact or destroyed oral microorganisms that result in a complex mixture of a variety of molecules. Saliva plays an important role in acquired pellicle formation on tooth surfaces, crystal growth… CONTINUE READING
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