Aug
28

H.pylori virulence factor oipA in Asian strains

Helicobacter pylori is a gram-negative bacterium that infects more than half of world’s population. Chronic infection of this bacterium is associated with development of various gastric diseases, such as peptic ulcer, chronic gastritis and gastric cancer.  The outer membrane protein of H. pylori, OipA, has been shown to be closely associated with the Cag-pathogenicity Island (Cag-PAI).  Recently, OipA’s…
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Apr
11

H. pylori virulence factor oipA in Asian strains

Helicobacter pylori is a gram-negative bacterium that infects more than half of world’s population. Chronic infection of this bacterium is associated with development of various gastric diseases, such as peptic ulcer, chronic gastritis and gastric cancer.  The outer membrane protein of H. pylori, OipA, has been shown to be closely associated with the Cag-pathogenicity Island…
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