Example sentences for: acid-tolerant

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  • The greater the consumption of dietary sucrose, the greater the fall in pH and fraction of acidogenic, acid tolerant bacteria in tooth adherent plaques [ 10 11 ] . The number of these bacteria (mostly mutans streptococci and lactobacilli), and the fluoride content, discriminate between severe and mild caries in 12-15 year-old children [ 12 13 ] . Acid-tolerant bacteria require D-alanyl glycerol lipoteichoic acid (D-alanyl LTA) in their membranes and cell surfaces [ 14 ] . D-alanyl LTA is made by esterifying carboxyl-activated D-alanine to glycerol in membrane LTA by means of a D-alanyl-carrier enzyme, DCP [ 15 ] . Strains of

  • An increase in pocket depth is caused by periodontopathic bacteria that associate with an alkaline environment in the sulci over many years [ 20 ] and a microbiota that is neither acidic nor acid-tolerant [ 10 ] . The coefficient of DMFT association with PD in low responders therefore differed significantly from high responders within whom F score and gingival health were stronger covariates.

  • In low responders, the fewer antibodies to D-alanyl LTA suggest less colonization by acid-tolerant bacteria and a weaker cariogenic attack.

  • About 30% of young adults have serum IgG antibodies that precipitate with D-alanyl LTA, but not with D-alanine-free LTA [ 17 21 ] . It is likely that plaques induce these IgG antibodies from gingival sulci that contain more acid-tolerant bacteria.


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