H. pylori

NOUN
  1. the type species of genus Heliobacter; produces urease and is associated with several gastroduodenal diseases (including gastritis and gastric ulcers and duodenal ulcers and other peptic ulcers)
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  • It is thought that certain strains of H. pylori (especially east-Asian cytotoxin-associated gene [cagA] - positive strains) might carry an increased risk of developing gastric cancer, but currently identified cagA genotypes in the Asia-Pacific are not associated with cancer. PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories
  • These trials were smaller and had a shorter follow-up but suggested H. pylori eradication was more effective than either H2 antagonists or sucralfate in treating nonulcer dyspepsia.
  • Previous studies have indicated that there is considerable variation in the quantity or activity of vacuolating cytotoxin produced or secreted by H. pylori isolates.
  • Observation research has shown that the elimination of H. pylori actually increases the risk of gastric reflux, which is itself associated with asthma as well as esophageal diseases. NYT > Home Page
  • But H. pylori is implicated in bad things, too, like stomach cancer and ulcers. Gaffs Mint | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles
  • If the H. pylori germs are killed, your stomach ulcer or gastritis can be cured.
  • H. pylori has 46 genes that contain homopolymeric runs of nucleotides or dinucleotide repeats that are prone to frequent length changes as a consequence of stuttering errors during replication. Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]
  • Furthermore, the isogenic fliD mutant of H. pylori SS1, a mouse-adapted strain, was not able to colonize the gastric mucosae of host mice. Confirmation Bias and ID
  • Residual chlorine concentration and contact time are determinant factors for the presence or absence of enterobacteria and H. pylori.
  • The steady-state ITC method has been used to determine the enzyme kinetics parameters of several enzymes, including H. pylori urease, E. coli GroEL chaperonin, heparinase I, yeast hexokinase, HIV protease, pyruvate carboxylase, and dinucleoside polyphosphate hydrolase. GEN News Highlights
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