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ISRN Dentistry
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 617245, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/617245
Clinical Study

Lymphotoxin-Alpha Gene Polymorphism +252A/G (rs909253, A/G) Is Associated with Susceptibility to Chronic Periodontitis: A Pilot Study

1Division of Histology and Embryology, School of Biomedicine, Federal University of Piauí, 64049-550 Parnaíba, PI, Brazil
2Division of Histology and Embryology, Federal University of Campina Grande, 58109-990 Patos, PB, Brazil
3Department of Morphology, Division of Histology, School of Dentistry at Piracicaba, University of Campinas, 13083-970 Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
4Department of Morphology, Division of Histology, Institute São Leopoldo Mandic, 13045-610 Campinas, SP, Brazil
5Division of Histology and Embryology, School of Physiotherapy, Federal University of Piauí, 64049-550 Parnaíba, PI, Brazil
6Center for Oral and Systemic Diseases, Department of Periodontology, UNC School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7450, USA

Received 26 July 2012; Accepted 26 August 2012

Academic Editors: C. Lekic and A. Vissink

Copyright © 2012 Daniel Fernando Pereira Vasconcelos 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.

How to Cite this Article

Daniel Fernando Pereira Vasconcelos, Marco Antônio Dias da Silva, Marcelo Rocha Marques, Rui Barbosa de Brito Júnior, Any Carolina Cardoso Guimarães Vasconcelos, and Silvana Pereira Barros, “Lymphotoxin-Alpha Gene Polymorphism +252A/G (rs909253, A/G) Is Associated with Susceptibility to Chronic Periodontitis: A Pilot Study,” ISRN Dentistry, vol. 2012, Article ID 617245, 5 pages, 2012. doi:10.5402/2012/617245