Mechanism of Helcobacter pylori Pathogenesis: Focus on Mucus

@article{Slomiany1992MechanismOH,
  title={Mechanism of Helcobacter pylori Pathogenesis: Focus on Mucus},
  author={B. L. Slomiany and Amalia Slomiany},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology},
  year={1992},
  volume={14},
  pages={S114–S121}
}
Although the clinical data provide increasingly convincing indications that Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a causative factor in gastritis and peptic ulcer, the advances toward the clear understanding of this bacterium's pathogenic action are slow in coming. Having a niche bordering two major perimeters of gastric mucosal defense, H. pylori is capable of exerting detrimental effects on the mucus layer, as well as surface cells of the gastric epithelium. To cause such an effect, the bacteria… 
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