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Chapter 6

Helicobacter pylori cell-surface glycans structural features: role in gastric colonization, pathogenesis, and carbohydrate-based vaccines

H. pylori is a microaerophilic, Gram-negative bacterium taxonomically related to Campylobacter spp. that colonizes the human gastric mucosa. H. pylori is one of the most widespread bacterial pathogens with a prevalence of up to 90% in developing countries and a worldwide infection rate of around 50%...
Print publication date: 12 Dec 2011
Copyright year: 2012
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-154-6
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-276-5
From the book series:
SPR - Carbohydrate Chemistry