Gastric cancer: A new strategy used by Helicobacter pylori to target mitochondria

Posted by on November 28, 2017 2:29 pm
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Scientists have recently identified new strategies used by Helicobacter pylori bacteria to infect cells. By specifically targeting mitochondria these bacteria, despite being extracellular, can optimize infection in the host. These findings pave the way for new strategies to combat H. pylori infection, which is associated with most cases of gastric cancer and several other gastric disorders.

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