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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 11
First page : ( 4090) Last page : ( 4092)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00741.7

Role of Interleukin 1 in serum in Chronic Periodontitis-A Review

Sanjeevi Jyotsna, Gajendran Priyalochana*

Department of Periodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: priyalochana.87@gmail.com

Online published on 26 March, 2018.


The cytokines have a major role in the inflammatory reaction that occurs with the destruction of the supporting apparatus of the periodontium. One of the most potent pro-inflammatory cytokine is interleukin 1. The current review highlights the role of the levels of interleukin 1 in serum of patients with chronic periodontitis and its potential role in the pathogenesis of periodontitis.



Cytokine, Interleukin 1, Periodontitis.


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