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Detection of Phospholipases and Cytotoxic Activities of Helicobacter pylori

  • M. A. Daw
  • R. O’Moore
  • C. O’Morain

Abstract

The production of phospholipases and cytotoxins is an important virulence factor in the pathogenesis of enteric bacteria. Phospholipases A have been detected in a large number of bacteria, including Escherichia coli and Vibrio parahaemolyticus [1], which may have a biological role to play. Phospholipases C are the most frequently studied phospholipases of bacterial origin and are believed to be toxic for the host cell.

Keywords

Duodenal Ulcer Cytotoxic Activity Culture Filtrate Pylorus Strain Duodenal Ulcer Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Daw
    • 1
  • R. O’Moore
    • 2
  • C. O’Morain
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medical MicrobiologyFaculty of MedicineTripoliLibya
  2. 2.Departments of Biochemistry, St. James’s Hospital, and GastroenterologyMeath/Adelaide Hospital, Trinity CollegeDublinIreland

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