Activity of Serum and Salivary a-Amylase in Habitual Adult Tobacco Consumers
Moutawakilou Gomina*, Leila Badirou and Simon Ayeleroun Akpona
Training and Research Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Parakou, Benin
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- Moutawakilou Gomina
Training and Research Unit
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Faculty of Medicine, University of Parakou, Benin
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Received Date: August 23, 2013; Accepted Date: September 28, 2013; Published Date: October 01, 2013
Citation: Gomina M, Badirou L, Akpona SA (2013) Activity of Serum and Salivary a-Amylase in Habitual Adult Tobacco Consumers. Biochem Anal Biochem 2:140. doi: 10.4172/2161-1009.1000140
Copyright: © 2013 Gomina M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited..
Introduction: Tobacco consumption alters many biological parameters, as well as α-amylase activity. This research work aims to study the activity of serum and salivary alpha-amylase in habitual adult tobacco consumers.