The Role of CagA in the Gastric Biology of Helicobacter pylori.

@article{Backert2016TheRO,
  title={The Role of CagA in the Gastric Biology of Helicobacter pylori.},
  author={Steffen Backert and Martin J. Blaser},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={2016},
  volume={76 14},
  pages={4028-31}
}
See related article by Blaser et al., Cancer Res 1995;55:2111–5. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) was discovered in 1983 by the Australian scientists Warren and Marshall as a gastric pathogen, causing peptic ulcer disease. In 2005, they received the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology for their discoveries, especially because the use of antibiotics to treat ulcers changed the practice of medicine. In the early 1990s, our group and others showed thatH. pylori is also involved in causing gastric… CONTINUE READING