The expression of p53, p16 proteins and prevalence of apoptosis in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Correlation with mode of invasion grading system.

Tokman B. , Gultekin S. E. , Sezer C., Alpar R.

Saudi medical journal, vol.25, no.12, pp.1922-30, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : Saudi medical journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.1922-30


Objectives: Inactivation of p53 and p 16 tumor suppressor genes, and apoptosis which is crucial in carcinogenesis have commonly been studied in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). However, their prognostic value has not yet been clearly established.