TITLE

Role of Helicobacter pylori Outer Membrane Proteins in Gastroduodenal Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Cover, Timothy L.
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Infectious Diseases;11/15/2006, Vol. 194 Issue 10, p1343
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role of helicobacter pylori outer membrane proteins in gastroduodenal disease. The gram-negative bacterium Helicobacter pylori is highly adapted for persistent colonization of the human stomach. In Western populations, helicobacter pylori strains that contain 3 genetic markers are associated with an increased risk of gastric adenocarcinoma and peptic ulcer disease, compared with strains that lack these markers.
ACCESSION #
22850060

 

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