Apoptosis: an underlying factor for accelerated periodontal disease associated with diabetes in rats


Tunali M., Ataoglu T., Celik I.

CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS, vol.18, no.7, pp.1825-1833, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00784-013-1158-1
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL ORAL INVESTIGATIONS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1825-1833
  • Keywords: Animal model, Diabetes, Periodontal disease, Epithelium, Connective tissue, RISK

Abstract

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is well-established risk factor for periodontal disease. DM can also lead to changes in the number of apoptotic cells in periodontal tissues. The goal of this study was to evaluate apoptosis, depending on DM, in healthy and diseased periodontal soft tissues.