ExpSup: Hummingbird Phenotype is Induced only by CagA-positive Helicobacter pylori, but not by CagA-negative Helicobacter pylori

  • AGS cells acquire hummingbird phenotype when infected with CagA-positive H. pylori strain G27 but not with CagA-negative H. pylori strain G27 RG (Bourzac et al., 2007).


Bourzac et al., 2007. Helicobacter pylori CagA induces AGS cell elongation through a cell retraction defect that is independent of Cdc42, Rac1, and Arp2/3. Infect Immun. 75(3), 1203-1213. PMID-17194805; Full Text Links: ASM, PMC1828586

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