The importance of data presentation regarding gingival crevicular fluid myeloperoxidase and elastase-like activity in periodontal disease and health status

Yamalik N., Caglayan F., Kilinc K., Kilinc A., Tumer C.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.71, no.3, pp.460-467, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 71 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2000.71.3.460
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.460-467
  • Keywords: clinical trials, controlled, gingival crevicular fluid/analysis, periodontitis/etiology, periodontitis, early-onset/etiology, elastase-like activity, peroxidase, elastase, enzyme activity, myeloperoxidase, RAPIDLY PROGRESSIVE PERIODONTITIS, ENZYME-ACTIVITY, HYDROLYTIC ENZYMES, TRYPSIN-LIKE, NEUTROPHILS, PROTEASES, TISSUE, SITES, INFLAMMATION, DIAGNOSIS
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The enzymatic profile of gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) is being analyzed with increasing interest, but related studies lack a general consensus on most methodological points, including the appropriate mode of data presentation.