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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 857987, 7 pages
Testing a Low Molecular Mass Fraction of a Mushroom (Lentinus edodes) Extract Formulated as an Oral Rinse in a Cohort of Volunteers
1Sezione di Microbiologia, Dipartimento di Patologia e Diagnostica, Università di Verona, Strada Le Grazie 8, 37134 Verona, Italy
2Sezione di Chirurgia Maxillo Facciale e di Odontostomatologia, Dipartimento di Chirurgia, Università di Verona, Piazzale A. Scuro 10, 37134 Verona, Italy
3Division of Microbial Diseases, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, 256 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8LD, UK
4Department of Cariology, Institute of Odontology at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Box 450, 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden
5DIPTERIS, Università di Genova, Corso Europa 26, 16132 Genova, Italy
6Dipartmento di Chimica Farmaceutica, Università di Pavia, Via Taramelli 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
7Department of Preventive Dentistry, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), Gustav Mahlerlaan 3004, 1081 LA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Received 15 June 2011; Accepted 11 July 2011
Academic Editor: Carla Pruzzo
Copyright © 2011 Caterina Signoretto et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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