Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Expression and Incidence of Cystic Changes in Asymptomatic Dental Follicles in Smoking Patients


BAYKUL T. , OZARSLAN S. K. , BASAK K., Aksoy M. C.

JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCIENCE, cilt.4, ss.25-29, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 4 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5455/jrmds.2016415
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCIENCE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.25-29

Özet

Background: Smoking is a well-known predisposing factor for pathological changes in oral tissues. Epithelial proliferation due to smoking is caused by the increased expression and activation of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), which is a protooncogen.