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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 327417, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/327417
Review Article

A Controversial Role for IL-12 in Immune Response and Bone Resorption at Apical Periodontal Sites

1Department of Oral Surgery and Pathology, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
2Laboratory of Immunopharmacology, Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
3Department of Microbiology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
4Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil
5Department of Biological Sciences, School of Dentistry of Bauru, University of São Paulo, Bauru, SP, Brazil
6Departamento de Clínica, Patologia e Cirurgia Odontológicas, Faculdade de Odontologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Avnida Presidente Antônio Carlos 6627, 31.270-901 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Received 15 June 2010; Revised 6 December 2010; Accepted 22 December 2010

Academic Editor: Xiao-Qing Wei

Copyright © 2010 Celso Martins Queiroz-Junior 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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