Sex Steroid Hormones as a Balancing Factor in Oral Host Microbiome Interactions

Sex steroid hormones (SSH) are cholesterol-derived molecules. They are secreted into saliva and enter the oral cavity, triggering physiological responses from oral tissues, with possible clinical implications, such as gingival inflammation and bleeding. SSH and hormonal changes affect not only oral...

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Main Authors: Pilar Cornejo Ulloa, Bastiaan P. Krom, Monique H. van der Veen
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2021-09-01
Series:Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology
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