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Preventive effects of the novel antimicrobial peptide Nal-P-113 in a rat Periodontitis model by limiting the growth of Porphyromonas gingivalis and modulating IL-1β and TNF-α production

  • Hong-yan Wang1,
  • Li Lin1,
  • Wei Fu2,
  • Hui-Yuan Yu3,
  • Ning Yu4,
  • Li-si Tan1,
  • Jya-wei Cheng3 and
  • Ya-ping Pan1Email author
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:426

Received: 13 December 2016

Accepted: 17 August 2017

Published: 29 August 2017

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Original Submission
13 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gill Diamond
3 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marianna Kulka
1 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - hongyan wang
Resubmission - Version 2
1 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gill Diamond
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
17 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
29 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12906-017-1931-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Periodontics and Oral Biology, School of Stomatology, China Medical University, Shenyang, China
Department of Pharmacy, Tongji Hospital Affiliated with Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Institute of Biotechnology and Department of Medical Science, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, USA