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Research Article

Baicalin Downregulates Porphyromonas gingivalis Lipopolysaccharide-Upregulated IL-6 and IL-8 Expression in Human Oral Keratinocytes by Negative Regulation of TLR Signaling

  • Wei Luo,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

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  • Cun-Yu Wang,

    Affiliation: University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Lijian Jin mail

    ljjin@hkucc.hku.hk

    Affiliation: Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

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  • Published: December 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051008

About the Authors

Wei Luo, Lijian Jin
Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
Cun-Yu Wang
University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: ljjin@hkucc.hku.hk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LJJ WL CYW. Performed the experiments: WL. Analyzed the data: WL LJJ CYW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LJJ CYW. Wrote the paper: WL LJJ.