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Exopolysaccharide Productivity and Biofilm Phenotype on Oral Commensal Bacteria as Pathogenesis of Chronic Periodontitis

By Takeshi Yamanaka, Kazuyoshi Yamane, Chiho Mashimo, Takayuki Nambu, Hugo Maruyama, Kai-Poon Leung and Hisanori Fukushima

Submitted: March 25th 2011Reviewed: September 28th 2011Published: January 20th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/31034

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Takeshi Yamanaka, Kazuyoshi Yamane, Chiho Mashimo, Takayuki Nambu, Hugo Maruyama, Kai-Poon Leung and Hisanori Fukushima (January 20th 2012). Exopolysaccharide Productivity and Biofilm Phenotype on Oral Commensal Bacteria as Pathogenesis of Chronic Periodontitis, Pathogenesis and Treatment of Periodontitis, Nurcan Buduneli, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/31034. Available from:

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