Published in Cancer Weekly, December 13th, 2005
"OLP is a chronic inflammatory disease, which has been clinically associated with development to oral cancer. A double immunofluorescence labeling study found that 8-nitroguanine and 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2-deoxyguanosine (8-oxodG) accumulated in oral epithelium in OLP and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) biopsy specimens, whereas little or no immunoreactivity was observed in normal oral mucosa," scientists in Japan reported.
"Colocalization of 8-nitroguanine and inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) was found in oral epithelium of OLP and OSCC. Immunoreactivity of...
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