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  1. Microbiology is a relatively modern scientific discipline intended to objectively study microorganisms, including pathogens and nonpathogens. However, since its birth, this science has been negatively affected...

    Authors: Ramy Karam Aziz
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:16
  2. Physiological stressors may alter susceptibility of the host intestinal epithelium to infection by enteric pathogens. In the current study, cytotoxic effect, adhesion and invasion of Salmonella enterica serovar T...

    Authors: Kristin M Burkholder and Arun K Bhunia
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:14
  3. Potential biological roles of the Campylobacter jejuni genes cj0641, cj0774c and cj1663 were investigated. The proteins encoded by these genes showed sequence similarities to the phosphonate utilisation PhnH, K a...

    Authors: Lauren E Hartley, Nadeem O Kaakoush, Justin L Ford, Victoria Korolik and George L Mendz
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:13
  4. homB encodes a Helicobacter pylori outer membrane protein. This gene was previously associated with peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and was shown to induce activation of interleukin-8 secretion in vitro, as well as co...

    Authors: Monica Oleastro, Rita Cordeiro, Yoshio Yamaoka, Dulciene Queiroz, Francis Mégraud, Lurdes Monteiro and Armelle Ménard
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:12
  5. The induction of antigen-specific CD8+ T cell cytokine responses against an attenuated, oral recombinant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium vaccine expressing a green fluorescent protein (GFP) model antigen ...

    Authors: Nyasha Chin'ombe, William R Bourn, Anna-Lise Williamson and Enid G Shephard
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:9
  6. Probiotic microorganisms are receiving increasing interest for use in the prevention, treatment, or dietary management of certain diseases, including antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD). Clostridium difficile is...

    Authors: Pratik Banerjee, Glenn J Merkel and Arun K Bhunia
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:8
  7. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is complex illness of unknown etiology. Among the broad range of symptoms, many patients report disturbances in the emotional realm, the most frequent of which is anxiety. Resear...

    Authors: A Venket Rao, Alison C Bested, Tracey M Beaulne, Martin A Katzman, Christina Iorio, John M Berardi and Alan C Logan
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:6
  8. The putative H. pylori pathogenicity-associated factor dupA has been associated with IL-8 induction in vitro, and duodenal ulcer (DU) and gastric cancer (GC) development in certain populations, but this associati...

    Authors: Heather-Marie A Schmidt, Sönke Andres, Nadeem O Kaakoush, Lars Engstrand, Lena Eriksson, Khean-Lee Goh, Kwong Ming Fock, Ida Hilmi, Subbiah Dhamodaran, David Forman and Hazel Mitchell
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:5
  9. Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) causes a chronic wasting diarrheal disease in ruminants called Johne's disease, that is evocative of human inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Agents used to tr...

    Authors: Robert J Greenstein, Liya Su, Robert H Whitlock and Sheldon T Brown
    Citation: Gut Pathogens 2009 1:4