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Helicobacter pylori, like many other gut colonizing bacteria, binds to sialic acid rich macromolecules present on the gastric epithelium. NLBH (neuraminyl lactose binding haemagglutinin) a 32 kDa adhesin located on the surface of H. pylori has been shown to have specific affinity towards NeuAcα2,3Galβ1,4Gluc(3′SL). This sialic acid moiety is over-expressed(More)
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