Jennifer Noto
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The Helicobacter pylori cag Pathogenicity Island.

Noto JM, Peek RM
Methods Mol Biol. 2012 921: 41-50

PMID: 23015490 · PMCID: PMC3547679 · DOI:10.1007/978-1-62703-005-2_7

The cag pathogenicity island is a well-characterized virulence determinant. It is composed of 32 genes that encode a type IV bacterial secretion system and is linked with a more severe clinical outcome. The following chapters will explore the manipulation of bacterial factors in order to understand their role in gastric mucosal disease.

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Antigens, Bacterial Bacterial Proteins Genomic Islands Helicobacter pylori Humans Peptidoglycan Phosphorylation Signal Transduction

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