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A special bond: New receptors discovered for Helicobacter pylori

(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that can colonize the human stomach -- sometimes with fatal consequences. A group led by Professor Markus Gerhard of the Technical University of Munich and Assistant Professor Bernhard B. Singer of the Institute for Anatomy at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Duisburg-Essen has discovered a new approach to preventing or treating infections with this bacterium.
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