Evaluation and comparison of interleukin-8 (IL-8) level in gingival crevicular fluid in health and severity of periodontal disease: A clinico-biochemical study

Background: Cytokines play an important role in the pathology associated with chronic inflammatory diseases. Because of pro-inflammatory and neutrophil chemotactic properties, the cytokines like interleukins (IL) may play a significant role in the pathogenesis of periodontitis. The biological effect...

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Main Authors: Sushma S Lagdive, Pramod P Marawar, Girish Byakod, Sanjay B Lagdive
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2013-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Dental Research
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Online Access:http://www.ijdr.in/article.asp?issn=0970-9290;year=2013;volume=24;issue=2;spage=188;epage=192;aulast=Lagdive