In their resting saliva
, sensitive subjects had higher amounts of endopeptidases, enzymes that cut up proteins, than non-sensitive subjects.
from the parotid gland and venous blood (5 ml) were collected between 8:00 and 11:00 in the morning after an 8-hour fast; patients did not perform any oral hygiene in the 90 min before the saliva collection.
In resting saliva
the major buffering agent is inorganic phosphate and in stimulated saliva it is carbonic acid / bicarbonate system.
In brief, whole-mouth resting saliva
can be collected by the draining/ drooling method, the spitting method, the swabbing method, and the suction method.
Total calcium content of resting saliva
of 650 healthy individuals.
An acidic fluid, saliva normally has a pH of 6.5 to 7.2, although the pH of "resting saliva
" can be as low as 5.9.
The effects are more dramatic in resting saliva
on account of intensified water resorption in the resting state.
The presence of glucose in gingival exudates and resting saliva
of subjects with insulin-treated diabetes melli- tus.