Lipid composition of human submandibular gland secretion from light and heavy calculus formers

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Abstract

Saliva of heavy calculus formers was found to contain about 50 per cent more lipids than that of light calculus formers and exhibited elevated level of glyceroglucolipids, cholesterol esters and free fatty acids. The level of cholesterol and triglycerides was higher in the light calculus formers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)749-751
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Oral Biology
Volume25
Issue number11-12
DOIs
StatePublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Dentistry(all)
  • Cell Biology

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