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The power of saliva: Antimicrobial and beyond

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Anatomical location of human major salivary glands and their salivary contribution.

Minor salivary glands (not shown) also contribute approximately 10% of total salivary secretions. Salivary contributions in the pie chart are shown based on the resting state; differences in salivary contribution/gland may be observed when saliva is analyzed from stimulated states.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1008058.g001