Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 18th, 1997
Craig Venter and his team at The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR), Rockville, Maryland, said they had completely sequenced the genome of Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium that commonly infects the stomach.
"This is information that I think scientists are going to use for centuries," Venter said. "They are fundamental discoveries about the basic essence of nature and as such will probably have an impact for a very, very long time."
It is only recently that scientists have realized that stomach...
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