Sex differences in inflammatory and apoptotic signaling molecules in normal and diseased human gingiva.

@article{Johnson2014SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in inflammatory and apoptotic signaling molecules in normal and diseased human gingiva.},
  author={R. Bernal Johnson and John C Wikle},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2014},
  volume={85 11},
  pages={1612-9}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to determine whether sex dimorphism exists in the expression of inflammatory and apoptotic mediators in gingiva obtained from normal and diseased sites of periodontal disease. METHODS Gingival papillae were obtained from individuals (56 males and 62 females) who required extraction of adjacent teeth. Gingival… CONTINUE READING