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Aberrant localization of fusion receptors involved in regulated exocytosis in salivary glands of Sjogren's syndrome patients is linked to ectopic mucin secretion.
(Facultad de Ciencias, 2012)
Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease that mainly affects tear and salivary glands, whereby SS-patients frequently complain of eye and mouth dryness. Salivary acinar cells of SS-patients ...
Decreased salivary sulphotransferase activity correlated with inflammation and autoimmunity parameters in Sjogren's syndrome patients
OBJECTIVES: To determine the expression and enzymatic activities of sulphotransferases involved in mucin hyposulphation in labial salivary glands (LSGs) from SS patients and to correlate sulphotransferase activity with ...