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Saliva proteomics is a promising tool to study Sjögren syndrome

Examination of biopsy-obtained salivary gland tissue provides valuable insights for the diagnosis, classification and treatment of patients with primary Sjögren syndrome. Could the study of biomarkers present in saliva provide a noninvasive alternative?

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Tzioufas, A., Kapsogeorgou, E. Saliva proteomics is a promising tool to study Sjögren syndrome. Nat Rev Rheumatol 11, 202–203 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrrheum.2015.10

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