Lack of association between lactotransferrin polymorphism and dental caries
|Year of publication
|Article in Periodical
|Magazine / Source
|MU Faculty or unit
|ORL, ophthalmology, stomatology
|lactotransferrin; gene; polymorphism; DMFT; caries
|Dental caries is a complex, multifactorial disease and one of the most common illnesses worldwide. Its etiology is related to microbial, dietary and host factors. Recent evidence suggests a role of lactotransferrin in caries. The purpose of this study was to determine the association between lactotransferrin (LTF) gene polymorphism and dental caries.