Interleukin-17 and interleukin-18 levels in saliva and plasma of patients with chronic periodontitis


ÖZÇAKA Ö. , NALBANTSOY A. , BUDUNELİ N. G.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH, vol.46, no.5, pp.592-598, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1600-0765.2011.01377.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.592-598
  • Keywords: interleukin-17, interleukin-18, periodontitis, plasma, saliva, GINGIVAL CREVICULAR FLUID, TH17 CELLS, INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE, RECEPTOR ACTIVATOR, ATTACHMENT LOSS, DISEASE, IL-17, EXPRESSION, ARTHRITIS, SMOKING

Abstract

Background and Objective: This study was planned to investigate whether patients with chronic periodontitis exhibit different salivary and/or plasma concentrations of interleukin (IL)-17 and IL-18 compared with clinically healthy subjects.