ba0005p173 | Cell biology: osteoclasts and bone resorption | ECTS2016
, Jung Young-Jung
, An Sun-Jin
, Choi Bong-Kyu
Tannerella forsythia is a gram-negative, anaerobic, asaccharolytic, fusiform bacterium. The presence of the bacterium is associated with various forms of periodontal disease, including gingivitis, chronic and aggressive periodontitis. The expression of GroEL, a bacterial heat shock protein, increases in stressful conditions such as infection. GroEL is a moonlighting protein that has multiple functions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of T. forsyth...