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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Helicobacter pylori
Helicobacter pylori

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
Hpy8I, Hpy99I, Hpy188I, Hpy188III, HpyCH4III, HpyCH4IV, HpyCH4V, HpyF3I, HpyF10VI

Gram Stain:
Helicobacter pylori is Gram stain negative

Respiration:
Helicobacter pylori is microaerophilic

Motility:
Helicobacter pylori is motile via multiple unipolar flagella

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; delta/epsilon subdivisions; Epsilonproteobacteria; Campylobacterales; Helicobacteraceae; Helicobacter

Miscellaneous:

Prior to the associated of Helicobacter pylori with stomach ulcers the medical community had determined that the neutralization of stomach acids was the key to controlling ulcers.


Human health and disease:
Helicobacter pylori has been linked to antral gastritis and duodenal ulcers. Chronic gastritis caused by Helicobacter pylori infection has also been linked with gastric lymphoma and adenocarcinoma in adults.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as interesting bits of information is not meant to be medical advice and should not be used to treat or diagnose any disease!


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