Growth at high pH increases Enterococcus faecalis adhesion to collagen


Kayaoglu G., Erten H., Orstavik D.

INTERNATIONAL ENDODONTIC JOURNAL, vol.38, no.6, pp.389-396, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2591.2005.00957.x
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL ENDODONTIC JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.389-396
  • Keywords: adhesion, albumin, bacteria, calcium hydroxide, collagen, stress, EXTRACELLULAR-MATRIX PROTEINS, ROOT-CANAL INFECTIONS, CALCIUM HYDROXIDE, INTRACANAL PLACEMENT, ENDODONTIC TREATMENT, BACTERIAL INVASION, DENTINAL TUBULES, IN-VITRO, BINDING, ACE

Abstract

Aim To evaluate the effect of growth at pH levels from 7.1 to 9.5 on the adherence of Enterococcus faecalis to bovine serum albumin (BSA) and collagen type I.