Osteopontin reduces biofilm formation in a multi-species model of dental biofilm.

<h4>Background</h4>Combating dental biofilm formation is the most effective means for the prevention of caries, one of the most widespread human diseases. Among the chemical supplements to mechanical tooth cleaning procedures, non-bactericidal adjuncts that target the mechanisms of bacte...

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Main Authors: Sebastian Schlafer, Merete K Raarup, Peter L Wejse, Bente Nyvad, Brigitte M Städler, Duncan S Sutherland, Henrik Birkedal, Rikke L Meyer
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2012-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmid/22879891/?tool=EBI