Evaluation of natural killer cell defense in oral squamous cell carcinoma


Turkseven M. R. , Oygur T.

ORAL ONCOLOGY, vol.46, no.5, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2010.02.019
  • Journal Name: ORAL ONCOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Oral cancer, Natural killer cell, Cytokines, Tumor immunity, T-LYMPHOCYTES, NECK-CANCER, NK CELLS, HLA-G, HEAD, EXPRESSION, ACTIVATION, ANTIGENS, ESCAPE, ALPHA
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This research aims to give a new insight to the relationship between host local immune response and the biological behaviour of the tumor by evaluating of intratumoral natural killer (NK) cells and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF alpha) expressions in oral squamous cell carcinomas.