N-Acetylcysteine, a Thiol Antioxidant, Decreases Alveolar Bone Loss in Experimental Periodontitis in Rats


Toker H., Ozdemir H., Eren K., ÖZER H., Sahin G.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.80, no.4, pp.672-678, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 80 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2009.080509
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.672-678
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: The purpose of this study was to analyze the morphometric and histopathologic changes associated with experimental periodontitis in rats in response to systemic administration of N-acetylcysteine (NAC).