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    Helicobacter pylori is correlated with the malignant transformation of the gastric epithelial cells. It has been correlated with a variety of condtitions that serve as a precursor for gastric carcinogenesis. This review focuses on the different factors that enable Helicobacter pylori to colonize and damage the stomach epithelium, which are directly linked to Helicobacter pylori-induce gastric carcinogenesis. These factors include cytotoxin associated gene A (cagA), Vacuolating toxin A (vacA), Outer inflammatory protein A (oipA), peptidoglycan, flagella, and Duodenal promoting gene A (dupA). These elements collectively or individually affect the environment of the stomach, which can be associated with the induction of gastric malignancies that…

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    Helicobacter pylori is an infection that is closely associated with peptic ulcer disease. It took more than a decade before peptic ulcer disease was accepted as an indication for H. pylori eradication therapy. Introduction Helicobacter pylori, more commonly referred to as H. pylori, has infected millions of people around the world. For centuries people living with the disease were misdiagnosed with other gastric illnesses. One of the most common misdiagnoses of the gastro-intestinal issues were…

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    Helicobacter Pylori Report

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    Barry Marshall were awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery of Helicobacter Pylori (H.Pylori for short). Helicobacter pylori is a spiral shaped bacteria with 4 to 7 whip-like structures called flagella. It can be found burrowed deep in the mucus layer of the stomach. The discovery of this bacteria was extremely important because it was one of the main causes for ulcers, stomach cancer and other diseases of the upper digestive system. (Fleming, 2007) In the United States, the annual cost…

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    Helicobacter pylori, well-known as H. pylori, are a bacterium that frequently originates in the stomach. It is present in about one-half of the world's population. H. Pylori is capable of producing many digestive problems, such as ulcers as the patient in question was diagnosed with a peptic ulcer and, some less commonly, stomach cancer. It is not clear why some people with H. pylori get these conditions and others do not (Crowe, 2017). A peptic ulcer is an open sore in the upper part…

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    Helicobacter Pylori

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    Kayla Southworth Professor Borgeson Bio 251 December 4, 2015 Helicobacter pylori Helicobacter pylori is a microbe that comes from the kingdom bacteria, under the domain of Eubacteria, where its phylum is the proteobacteria. While Helicobacteria pylori is in the wide phylum of Proteobacteria it is grouped under the order of Epsilonproteobacteria under its subset of Campylobacterales. When Helicobacter pylori go under the performance of a gram stain it comes out…

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    Introduction Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) has infected humans for more than 58000 years (1).yet it largely escaped notice until it was cultured by Marshall and Warren(2).research on Helicobacter Pylori changed paradigms regarding disease causation. Physicians previously attributed ulcers to stress or anxiety and did not believe that bacteria could cause cancer (3). .After 1983, when it was discovered that the stomach could be colonized by bacteria (4). increasing evidence has shown that H.…

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    Helicobacter pylori – A Stomach Bug’s Story For several decades, stress and spicy foods were known as the reason of ulcers. In 1982, it was discovered by scientists that the major cause of an ulcer is the bug called Helicobacter pylori. H. pylori is the pathogenic bacterium enters into the body, to colonize the stomach in order to damage the lining. Consequently, the acidic fluid can easily pass through the lining to cause infections. Contaminated water or foods are the sources to cause people…

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    It has been demonstrated that MUC1 (membrane bound mucin) often located on the outer portions of cells, serves as a preventive agent against Helicobacter pylori. MUC1 reduces gastric inflammation in H. pylori Infected tissue by forming a complex with IkB kinase gamma (IKKγ) in this way hindering the contact between IKKγ and IKKβ causing the prevention of nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kB) transportation to the nucleus, in this manner preventing the transcription of genes that can cause inflammation…

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    Migration Waves

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    (Krithika et al. 2008). This region is distinguished by a preponderance of the Tibeto Burman migrants, and the inhabitants here is thought to comprise migrating peoples from East and Southeast Asia, who are presumed to have brought with them the risk for stomach cancer (Kataki et al., 2011). The prevalance of stomach cancer in India is lower, than that of any other country worldwide. However, the prevalence of stomach cancer was found to be in first position and fifth position globallyin Mizoram…

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    Essay On Peptic Ulcer

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    hole. This is then called a perforation and becomes a emergency situation. The name of the peptic ulcer can be broken down further depending on the location. If the ulcer is located in the stomach it is then called a gastric ulcer. When the ulcer is located in the duodenum which is the first part of the small intestine it is then termed a duodenal ulcer. When causing a peptic ulcer to form there are three main etiological factors. The first factor which is the most common cause is due to…

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