Gingival crevicular fluid levels of RANKL and OPG in periodontal diseases: implications of their relative ratio


BOSTANCI N., ILGENLI T., EMINGIL G. , AFACAN B., HAN B., TOEZ H., et al.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY, cilt.34, ss.370-376, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1600-051x.2007.01061.x
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.370-376

Özet

Aim: Receptor activator of NF-kappa B ligand (RANKL) and osteoprotegerin (OPG) are a system of molecules that regulate bone resorption. This study aims to compare the levels of RANKL, OPG and their relative ratio in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of healthy and periodontal disease subjects.