Helicobacter pylori induces up-regulation of the epidermal growth factor receptor in AGS gastric epithelial cells.
- Published Article
The Journal of infectious diseases
- Publication Date
Jul 01, 2007
Infection of gastric epithelial cells by H. pylori triggers an autocrine loop whereby EGFR transactivation leads to the up-regulation of EGFR expression. This, in turn, may contribute to unrestrained epithelial cell proliferation and carcinogenesis.
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