Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 5th, 2003
"In vitro studies suggest that H. pylori induces apoptosis in gastric epithelial cells and perhaps in gastric lymphocytes as well. However, the early effects of H. pylori infection on lymphocyte apoptosis have not been examined in experimental animal models, nor have studies been performed using markers specific for T cells and T-cell subsets," scientists in the United States report.
"Gastric T-cell apoptosis and Fas ligand expression were examined by...
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