|Baltic Dental and Maxillofacial Journal|
September, 2016, Vol. 18, No. 3
The appearance of root canal surfaces in teeth previously treated using resorcinol-formaldehyde resin: a preliminary SEM investigation
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Immunohistochemical analysis of nestin, CD34 and TGFβ3 in facial tissue of children with complete unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and palate
Liene Smane-Filipova1, 2, Mara Pilmane1, Ilze Akota3
Objective. This study aimed to evaluate levels of expression of nestin, CD34 and transforming growth factor β3 (TGFβ3) in facial tissue of children with complete unilateral (CU) and complete bilateral (CB) cleft lip and palate (CLP).
Key words: cleft lip and palate, CD34, nestin, transforming growth factor β3, inflammation, wound healing.
Received: 20 08 2015
Accepted for publishing: 26 09 2016
1Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, Department of Morphology, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia
2Department of Pediatrics, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia
3Institute of Stomatology, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia
Address correspondence to Liene Smane-Filipova, Riga Stradins University, Dzirciema Street 16, Riga LV 1007, Latvia.
E-mail address: Liene.Smane-Filipova@rsu.lv