Flow-cytometric analysis of lymphocyte subsets and mCD14 expression in patients with various periodontitis categories


Buduneli N. G. , BICAKCI N., KESKINOGLU A.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY, cilt.28, ss.419-424, 2001 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

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Background: Membrane-bound CD14 (mCD14) is expressed mainly on circulating monocytes and tissue macrophages. It is one of the receptors, which act at the recognition of lipopolysaccharides by host cells. Periodontopathic bacteria result in activation of cellular and humoral immune responses.