Learn More
The Mongolian gerbil model for Helicobacter pylori infection is an animal model that mimics human disease. We examined the serum immune response to H. pylori infection in gerbils by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and Western blotting, both with whole-cell (H. pylori) extracts. A total of 66 7-week-old specific-pathogen-free male gerbils were(More)
OBJECTIVE Relationship between microalbuminuria and worse outcome of coronary artery disease patients is discussed, but its underlying pathophysiological mechanism remains unclear. We investigated the role of microalbuminuria to the function of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs), that might affect to outcome of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients.(More)
  • 1