This study evaluated the viability, proliferation, and protein expression after photobiomodulation (PBM) of stem cell from human exfoliated deciduous teeth (SHED). The groups were the following: G1 (2.5 J/cm2), G2 (3.7 J/cm2), and control (not irradiated). According to the groups, cells were irradiated with InGaAlP diode laser at 660 nm wavelength, continuous mode, and single time application. After 6 h, 12 h, and 24 h from irradiation, the cell viability and proliferation, and the protein expression were analyzed by MTT, crystal violet, and ELISA multiplex assay, respectively. Twenty-four hours after PBM, SHED showed better proliferation. Over time in the supernatant, all groups had an increase at the levels of VEGF-C, VEGF-A, and PLGF. In the lysate, the control and G2 exhibited a decrease of the VEGF-A, PECAM-1, and PLGF expression, while control and G3 decreased VEGF-C, VEGF-A, and PDGF expression. The dosimetries of 2.5 J/cm2 and 3.7 J/cm2 maintained viability, improved proliferation, and synthesis of the angiogenic proteins in the supernatant in the studied periods on SHED.
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This study was funded by the State of São Paulo Research Foundation (Grant #2017/11396-3; #2018/20316-6).
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Oliveira Prado Bergamo, M.T., Vitor, L.L.R., Lopes, N.M. et al. Angiogenic protein synthesis after photobiomodulation therapy on SHED: a preliminary study. Lasers Med Sci (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10103-020-02975-7
- Photobiomodulation therapy
- Dental pulp
- Angiogenic proteins
- Stem cell