Evaluation of transforming growth factor-beta 1 level in crevicular fluid of cyclosporin A-treated patients


BUDUNELI N. G. , KUTUKCULER N. , AKSU G. , Atilla G.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.72, no.4, pp.526-531, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2001.72.4.526
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.526-531
  • Keywords: cyclosporin A/adverse effects, gingival crevicular fluid/analysis, growth factors, transforming, gingival hyperplasia/etiology, kidney transplantation/complications, GINGIVAL FIBROBLAST RESPONSE, FACTOR-BETA, POSSIBLE MECHANISM, INTERLEUKIN-1-BETA, STIMULATION, HYPERPLASIA, OVERGROWTH, EXPRESSION, PATHOGENESIS, INFLAMMATION

Abstract

Background: The aim of the present study was to investigate the level of transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1) in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) samples of cyclosporin A (CsA)-treated patients and to compare the results with control groups.