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    • Molecular Forms and Fragments of Salivary MMP-8 in Relation to Periodontitis 

      Gürsoy, Ulvi K; Könönen, Eija; Tervahartiala, Taina; Gürsoy, Mervi; Pitkänen, Jari; Torvi, Paula; Suominen, Anna Liisa; Pussinen, Pirkko; Sorsa, Timo (Wiley, 2018)
      Aim To investigate the molecular forms of salivary matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)‐8 in relation to periodontitis. Materials and Methods Molecular forms, degree of activation and fragmentation of neutrophilic and ...
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    • Potential role of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to identify salivary metabolite alterations in patients with head and neck cancer 

      Mikkonen, Jopi JW; Singh, Surya P; Akhi, Ramin; Salo, Tuula; Lappalainen, Reijo; González-Arriagada, Wilfredo A; Ajudarte Lopes, Márcio; Kullaa, Arja M; Myllymaa, Sami (Spandidos Publications, 2018)
      The analysis of the salivary metabolomic profile may offer an early phase approach to assess the changes associated with a wide range of diseases including head and neck cancer. The aim of the present study was to investigate ...
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    • Saliva and serum biomarkers in periodontitis and coronary artery disease 

      Lahdentausta, L; Paju, S; Mäntylä, P; Buhlin, K; Tervahartiala, T; Pietiäinen, M; Alfthan, H; Nieminen, M; Sinisalo, J; Sorsa, T; Pussinen, P (Wiley, 2018)
      Aim Matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)‐8, MMP‐9, tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase (TIMP)‐1 and myeloperoxidase (MPO) participate in extracellular matrix breakdown both in periodontium and atherosclerotic plaques. ...
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    • Smoking confounds the periodontal diagnostics using saliva biomarkers 

      Lahdentausta, Laura; Paju, Susanna; Mäntylä, Päivi; Buhlin, Kåre; Pietiäinen, Milla; Tervahartiala, Taina; Nieminen, Markku S; Sinisalo, Juha; Sorsa, Timo; Pussinen, Pirkko J (Wiley, 2018)
      Aim Smoking is a risk factor for periodontal disease because of its complex impact on the inflammatory response in the periodontium. We investigated the effect of smoking on salivary periodontal biomarkers, matrix ...
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