Multiple Acid Sensors Control Helicobacter pylori Colonization of the Stomach


Helicobacter pylori's ability to respond to environmental cues in the stomach is integral to its survival. By directly visualizing H. pylori swimming behavior when encountering a microscopic gradient consisting of the repellent acid and attractant urea, we found that H. pylori is able to simultaneously detect both signals, and its response depends on the… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006118


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