L. Pavez
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
GeneDownregulation and upregulationGene expressionChemistryImmunologyInflammationDrug deliveryTriclosanCancer researchInterleukinFibronectin
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Background and Objectives An important goal of periodontal therapy is the modulation of the inflammatory response. To this end, several pharmacological agents have been evaluated. Triclosan corresponds to an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agent currently used in periodontal therapy. Chitosan is a natural polymer that may act as a drug delivery agent and exerts antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activities. Therefore, an association between both molecules might be useful to prevent inflamma...
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