PTGS2

Alteration of PTGS2 promoter methylation in chronic periodontitis

March 19, 2010

Zhang, S., Barros, S. P., Niculescu, M. D., Moretti, A. J., Preisser, J. S., and Offenbacher, S. (2010)Alteration of PTGS2 promoter methylation in chronic periodontitis.J Dent Res89, 133-137 Abstract   Levels of prostaglandin E(2) and the prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase-2 (PTGS2, or COX-2) increase in actively progressing periodontal lesions, but decrease in chronic disease. We hypothesized that […]