JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH, vol.46, no.5, pp.592-598, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
JOURNAL OF PERIODONTAL RESEARCH
interleukin-17, interleukin-18, periodontitis, plasma, saliva, GINGIVAL CREVICULAR FLUID, TH17 CELLS, INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE, RECEPTOR ACTIVATOR, ATTACHMENT LOSS, DISEASE, IL-17, EXPRESSION, ARTHRITIS, SMOKING
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.