Distribution of dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP) 4, DPP5, DPP7, and DPP11 in human oral microbiota – potent biomarkers indicating presence of periodontopathic bacteria

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Ohara-Nemoto, Yuko; Shimoyama, Yu; Nakasato, Manami; Nishimata, Haruka; Ishikawa, Taichi; Sasaki, Minoru; Kimura, Shigenobu; Nemoto, Takayuki K;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Journal: FEMS Microbiology Letters,volume 365,issue 22,pagefny221 (issn: 0378-1097)
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  • Subject: saliva | dipeptidyl peptidase | Porphyromonas gingivalis | dental plaque | periodontopathic bacteria
    mesheuropmc: animal structures | stomatognathic diseases | stomatognathic system

Dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP) 4, DPP5, DPP7, and DPP11, expressed in the periplasmic space, are crucial for energy production for Porphyromonas gingivalis, an asaccharolytic bacterium that causes periodontal disease. Bacterial DPP4 seems to be involved in regulation of blo... View more
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