Crevicular fluid matrix metalloproteinase-8,-13, and TIMP-1 levels in type 2 diabetics


KARDESLER L., BIYIKOGLU B., ÇETİNKALP Ş. , Pitkala M., Sorsa T., BUDUNELİ N. G.

ORAL DISEASES, vol.16, no.5, pp.476-481, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1601-0825.2010.01659.x
  • Title of Journal : ORAL DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.476-481

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate whether type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) enlarged and if so the quantum of such increase in the gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) levels of matrix metalloproteinase-8 (MMP-8), MMP-13 and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases-1 (TIMP-I).