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The detection of Helicobacter pylori cag pathogenicity islands (PAIs) and expression of matrix metalloproteinase-7 (MMP-7) in gastric epithelial dysplasia and intramucosal cancer.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Gastric cancer : official journal of the International Gastric Cancer Association and the Japanese Gastric Cancer Association
Publication Date
Volume
13
Issue
3
Pages
162–169
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s10120-010-0552-5
PMID: 20820985
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Our results suggest that infection with a virulent H. pylori strain was associated with early-stage gastric cancer and that carcinogenesis was associated with cag PAI-dependent MMP-7 upregulation.

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