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TitleCoccoid form of Helicobacter pylori as a morphological manifestation of cell adaptation to the environment
Author(s)Azevedo, N. F.
Almeida, Carina
Cerqueira, L.
Dias, S.
Keevil, C. W.
Vieira, M. J.
Issue dateMay-2007
PublisherAmerican Society for Microbiology (ASM)
JournalApplied and Environmental Microbiology
Citation"Applied and Environmental Microbiology." ISSN 0099-2240. 73:10 (May 2007) 3423-3427.
Abstract(s)After characterization of preferred conditions for Helicobacter pylori survival in the sessile state, it was observed that the bacterium transforms from spiral to coccoid under mild circumstances, whereas under extreme ones it is unable to undergo shape modification. This strongly supports the view that transformation into the coccoid form is an active, biologically led process, switched on by the bacterium as a protection mechanism.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/8806
DOI10.1128/AEM.00047-07
ISSN0099-2240
Publisher versionhttp://aem.asm.org/
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CEB - Publicações em Revistas/Séries Internacionais / Publications in International Journals/Series

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