pH landscapes in a novel five-species model of early dental biofilm.

BACKGROUND: Despite continued preventive efforts, dental caries remains the most common disease of man. Organic acids produced by microorganisms in dental plaque play a crucial role for the development of carious lesions. During early stages of the pathogenetic process, repeated pH drops induce chan...

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Main Authors: Sebastian Schlafer, Merete K Raarup, Rikke L Meyer, Duncan S Sutherland, Irene Dige, Jens R Nyengaard, Bente Nyvad
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2011-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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