betel quid

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Association between betel quid chewing and carotid intima-media thickness in rural Bangladesh

Betel quid chewing in rural Bangladesh: prevalence, predictors and relationship to blood pressure

Quantification of Blood Betel Quid Alkaloids and Urinary 8-Hydroxydeoxyguanosine in Humans and their Association with Betel Chewing Habits

Specific induction of the high-molecular-weight microtubule-associated protein 2 (hmw-MAP2) by betel quid extract in cultured oral keratinocytes: clinical implications in betel quid-associated oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)

CYP2A6 gene deletion reduces oral cancer risk in betel quid chewers in Sri Lanka

Characteristics of mutations in the p53 gene in oral squamous cell carcinoma associated with betel quid chewing and cigarette smoking in Taiwanese

Safrole-like DNA adducts in oral tissue from oral cancer patients with a betel quid chewing history

Glutathione S-transferase M1 and T1 null genotypes as risk factors for oral leukoplakia in ethnic Indian betel quid/tobacco chewers

Chromosomal alterations affecting the 1cen-1q12 region in buccal mucosal cells of betel quid chewers detected using multicolor fluorescence in situ hybridization.

Betel-quid and alcohol use were associated with lipid accumulation product among male factory workers in Taiwan

O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase activity in human buccal mucosal tissue and cell cultures. Complex mixtures related to habitual use of tobacco and betel quid inhibit the activity in vitro.

Alert for an epidemic of oral cancer due to use of the betel quid substitutes gutkha and pan masala: a review of agents and causative mechanisms


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A mixture of betel leaves (from the spice plant Piper betle), mineral lime (calcium oxide), and the areca nut chewed as a stimulant, antiseptic, and mouth freshener. It may also be mixed with tobacco. It is used extensively in south-east Asia and is associated with a substantial risk of submucous fibrosis and oral cancer.

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