Levels of leukotriene B-4 in gingival crevicular fluid and gingival tissue in specific periodontal diseases


Emingil G. , Cinarcik S., Baylas H., Coker I., Huseyinov A.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, cilt.72, ss.1025-1031, 2001 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 72 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2001
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1902/jop.2001.72.8.1025
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1025-1031

Özet

Background: Leukotriene B-4 (LTB4), a product of the lipoxygenase pathway of arachidonic acid metabolism, exhibits numerous activities that can account for most of the features of host responses seen in periodontal diseases. The aim of the present study was to examine the role of LTB4 in the pathogenesis of specific periodontal diseases.