J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2019 Oct 4;33(5): 1657-1662. doi: 10.23812/19-59-L.

P53 and VEGF expression in human temporomandibular joint discs with internal derangement correlate with degeneration.

Castorina S#1, Lombardo C#1, Castrogiovanni P2, Musumeci G2, Barbato E3, Almeida LE4, Leonardi R5.

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1 Department of Medical, Surgical and Advanced Technological Sciences “G.F. Ingrassia”, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.
2 Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, Section of Anatomy and Histology, University of Catania, Italy.
3 Department of Odontostomatologic and Maxillofacial Sciences, “Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy.
4 Department of Surgical Sciences, Oral surgery, Marquette University School of Dentistry, Milwuakee, Wisconsin, USA.
5 Department of General Surgery and Medical-Surgical Specialties, University of Catania, Italy.
# Contributed equally


VEGF, immunohistochemistry, internal derangement, p53, temporomandibular joint

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