Experts and Doctors on saliva in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa


Locale: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Topic: saliva

Top Publications

  1. Mans B, Neitz A. Adaptation of ticks to a blood-feeding environment: evolution from a functional perspective. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2004;34:1-17 pubmed
    ..Independent adaptation of the main tick families to a blood-feeding environment has several implications for future tick research in terms of tick genome projects and vaccine development...
  2. Lubinga J, Tuppurainen E, Stoltsz W, Ebersohn K, Coetzer J, Venter E. Detection of lumpy skin disease virus in saliva of ticks fed on lumpy skin disease virus-infected cattle. Exp Appl Acarol. 2013;61:129-38 pubmed publisher
    ..hebraeum and R. appendiculatus ticks. At the same time, mechanical/intrastadial and transstadial passage of the virus was demonstrated and confirmed in R. appendiculatus and A. hebraeum...
  3. Feller L, Altini M, Khammissa R, Chandran R, Bouckaert M, Lemmer J. Oral mucosal immunity. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013;116:576-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Ig isotype class switching to IgA is either dependent on or independent of T helper cells and is facilitated by cytokines secreted by dendritic cells and monocytes. ..
  4. Ahmad M, Bhayat A, Zafar M, Al Samadani K. The Impact of Hyposalivation on Quality of Life (QoL) and Oral Health in the Aging Population of Al Madinah Al Munawarrah. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..293). The prevalence of hyposalivation was relatively high and there was an inverse relationship between the age, the saliva flow, and pH. Those with more caries reported significantly poor QoL. ..