Research on the Relationship Between Commen Changes of Coating of Tongue and the Expression Level of ICAM-1
Ding Xing,Zhan Zhen
Objective: Study the relationship between the changes of coating of tongue and the expression level of ICAM-1. Methods: Measure the expression of ICAM-1 in coating of tongue of normal and common abnormal. Results: The expression level of ICAM-1 is higher in abnormal coating of tongue than in normal. Especially, expression in yellow coating is higher than white coating. Conclusions: There is a strong relationship between the expression levels of ICAM-1 and the thickness and color of the coating of tongue.