NET histones inflame periodontitis

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Microbial dysbiosis triggers inflammatory periodontitis. In this issue of JEM, Kim et al. (2023. J. Exp. Med. demonstrate that neutrophil extracellular trap histones are the major mediators fueling the pathogenic Th17 inflammation that promotes gum and bone loss in periodontitis.

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Volume 220
Issue number 9
Pages e20230783
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