Short mucin 6 alleles are associated with H pylori infection.

  title={Short mucin 6 alleles are associated with H pylori infection.},
  author={Thai Vinh Nguyen and Marcel Janssen and Paulien Gritters and Rene te Morsche and Joost P. H. Drenth and Henri A G H van Asten and Robert J. F. Laheij and Jan B. M. J. Jansen},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={12 37},
AIM To investigate the relationship between mucin 6 (MUC6) VNTR length and H pylori infection. METHODS Blood samples were collected from patients visiting the Can Tho General Hospital for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. DNA was isolated from whole blood, the repeated section was cut out using a restriction enzyme (Pvu II) and the length of the allele fragments was determined by Southern blotting. H pylori infection was diagnosed by (14)C urea breath test. For analysis, MUC6 allele fragment… CONTINUE READING