Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-06-25
Received: 23 March 2017
Accepted: 31 May 2018
First Online: 25 June 2018
: Zhi Cui, Ping Yan (corresponding author), Han Jiang (corresponding author): The State Key Laboratory Breeding Base of Basic Science of Stomatology (Hubei-MOST) & Key Laboratory of Oral Biomedicine Ministry of Education, School & Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Luoyu Road 237, Wuhan City, China. Zhao Wei: Department of Dentistry, Second Hospital of Baoding, 338 Dongfeng West Road, Baoding, China. Minquan Du: Department of Prevention, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, 237 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, China.
: The extracted teeth were obtained from the Department of Periodontics, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University. The patients granted us to use their extracted teeth which were scheduled for extraction with periodontal problems and had provided their written informed consents. The collection of the teeth was approved by the Ethics Committee, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University. Reference Number: 2016–87.
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