The induction and possible subsequent effect of human antibodies against porcine enamel matrix derivative.

@article{Yuan2006TheIA,
  title={The induction and possible subsequent effect of human antibodies against porcine enamel matrix derivative.},
  author={Kuo Yuan and Chia-Wen Hsu and Wan-Hua Tsai},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 8},
  pages={1355-61}
}
BACKGROUND The amino acid sequence of porcine amelogenin, the major component of enamel matrix derivative (EMD), is approximately 91% identical to that of its human counterpart. Whether porcine EMD (pEMD) can elicit neutralizing antibodies after the first surgery, thereby reducing the clinical effect of secondary surgery, has not been established. METHODS… CONTINUE READING