Estimation of matrix metalloproteinase‑3 levels in gingival crevicular fluid in periodontal disease, health and after scaling and root planing

Background: Initial research has shown a positive correlation between the severity of periodontal disease and matrix metalloproteinase-3 (MMP-3) concentrations in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF). However, there are no enough reports to correlate the MMP-3 concentrations in GCF in periodontal health,...

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Main Authors: N Ravindra Reddy, D Roopa, D S Madhu Babu, P Mohan Kumar, C Mahendra Raju, N Sarath Kumar
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2012-01-01
Series:Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology
Online Access:;year=2012;volume=16;issue=4;spage=549;epage=552;aulast=Reddy