Ability of enzymes to remove Candida

Mitsuhiro Tamamoto, Taizo Hamada, Yoichiro Miyake, Hidekazu Suginaka

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Infection byC. albicans is a significant cause of denture stomatitis. Therefore, the results of this study, which demonstrated that yeast lytic enzymes and proteolytic enzymes removedC. albicans from acrylic resin surfaces, suggest that these compounds are potentially useful denture cleansers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)214-216
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1985 Feb

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery


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