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Research Article

Activation of TGF-β Pathway by Areca Nut Constituents: A Possible Cause of Oral Submucous Fibrosis

  • Imran Khan,
  • Neeraj Kumar,
  • Ila Pant,
  • Sivakrishna Narra,
  • Paturu Kondaiah mail

    paturu@mrdg.iisc.ernet.in

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Reproduction, Development and Genetics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

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  • Published: December 19, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051806

About the Authors

Paturu Kondaiah
Department of Molecular Reproduction, Development and Genetics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Corresponding Author

Email: paturu@mrdg.iisc.ernet.in

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IK PK. Performed the experiments: IK IP SN. Analyzed the data: IK NK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PK. Wrote the paper: IK PK.