22 online issue of the journal Science Express, the researchers report that sections of RNA messages called riboswitches -- which control the expression of genes -- detect the build-up of fluoride and activate the defenses of bacteria, including those that contribute to tooth decay.
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F4 stands for Fluoride
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In the new study, researchers at Yale University report that sections of RNA messages called riboswitches, which control the expression of genes, detect the build-up of fluoride and activate the defences of bacteria, including those that contribute to tooth decay.
INTRODUCTION Fluoride is of interest because of its toxic properties and its effect on dental enamel and bone.
Byline: Dr Peter Clemenson HEALTH Secretary Alan Johnson wants fluoride to be added to England's public drinking water supplies in the hope of reducing tooth decay throughout the country.
But a series of laboratory tests showed that the woman had abnormally thick, dense bones and strikingly high levels of fluoride in her urine hallmarks of skeletal fluorosis, a disease that has been diagnosed only a handful of times in the United States.