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Blocking gene might prevent tooth resorption in cats
11/25/2020

Inhibiting expression of the MMP9 gene might prevent tooth resorption in cats, a painful condition that affects a majority of mature cats, according to a study in Scientific Reports. The MMP9 protein appears to be involved in tooth resorption as well as bone cancer, and blocking gene activity prevented biological processes linked to tooth resorption, researchers reported.

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