Novel toxin receptor discovered for ulcer-causing stomach pathogen

Steven Blanke, a University of Illinois professor in the department of microbiology and Institute for Genomic Biology, has helped discover how the bacterium Helicobacter pylori is able to get into cells in the acidic, inhospitable human stomach.

Steven Blanke, a University of Illinois professor in the department of microbiology and Institute for Genomic Biology, has helped discover how the bacterium Helicobacter pylori is able to get into cells in the acidic, inhospitable human stomach.

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May 24, 2009 All News