The role of salivary antimicrobial peptides in shaping Streptococcus mutans ecology

@inproceedings{Phattarataratip2016TheRO,
  title={The role of salivary antimicrobial peptides in shaping Streptococcus mutans ecology},
  author={Ekarat Phattarataratip},
  year={2016}
}
Antimicrobial peptides are among the repertoire of host innate immune defenses. In mucosal immunity, the health-disease balance can be greatly modulated by the interplay between host immune factors and colonized microflora. Microbial ecology within dental plaque is constantly shaped by environmental factors present within the oral cavity. Several… CONTINUE READING