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Research on Oral care application of IgY

Anti-GTase IgY

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Dental plaque, tooth decay, and the bacteria responsible
Dental plaque is a white substance which forms on the surface of teeth. Removing it is the main reason we brush our teeth, for it consists of layers of bacteria which release acids and other deleterious substances. The unpleasant feeling in our mouth in the morning is the result of this bacteria proliferating.
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Anti-gingipain IgY

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Gum disease
Gum disease, or periodontitis, is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. The disease causes inflammation of the gums, which results in receding gums and, ultimately, tooth loss. Inflammation also causes suppuration of the gums, resulting in bad breath. In Japan about 80% of those over 40 are said to have gum disease. ...read more

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Anti-gingipain IgY for Pets

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Gum disease in pets
Not only in human but also in pets, gum disease is also a serious problem, especially small size dogs and cats. Some bacterial pathogen is also common with human and pet, and P. gingivalis is one of them. In case of pets, it is very difficult to prevent gum disease by oral care in daily life. ...read more

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Anti-Candida IgY

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Candidiasis
Candida albicans
is a member of the indigenous microbial flora of the gastrointestinaltract, mucocutaneous membranes, and oral cavity in healthy humans. Although C. albicans rarely causes infections in healthy human without predisposing factors, patients under chemotherapy for cancer,immunosuppressive therapy,or prolonged antibiotic therapy can suffer from mucosal, cutaneous, or systemic candidiasis. ...read more

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Immunology Research Institute in gifu

839-7, Sano, Gifu-City,

501-1101, Japan

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