The Role of Helicobacter pylori Outer Membrane Proteins in Adherence and Pathogenesis

@inproceedings{Oleastro2013TheRO,
  title={The Role of Helicobacter pylori Outer Membrane Proteins in Adherence and Pathogenesis},
  author={M{\'o}nica Oleastro and Armelle M{\'e}nard},
  booktitle={Biology},
  year={2013}
}
Helicobacter pylori is one of the most successful human pathogens, which colonizes the mucus layer of the gastric epithelium of more than 50% of the world's population. This curved, microaerophilic, Gram-negative bacterium induces a chronic active gastritis, often asymptomatic, in all infected individuals. In some cases, this gastritis evolves to more severe diseases such as peptic ulcer disease, gastric adenocarcinoma, and gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma. H. pylori has… CONTINUE READING
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