SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.39 issue2In vitro synergistic activity of antibiotic combinations against Brucella melitensis using E-test methodologyComparison of three decontamination methods for Mycobacterium bovis isolation author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

Share


Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

Print version ISSN 1517-8382On-line version ISSN 1678-4405

Abstract

MELO-JUNIOR, Mario R. et al. Lectin staining patterns in human gastric mucosae with and without exposure to Helicobacter pylori. Braz. J. Microbiol. [online]. 2008, vol.39, n.2, pp.238-240. ISSN 1517-8382.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1517-83822008000200007.

The aim of the present study was to evaluate qualitative changes in the glycoconjugate expression in human gastric tissue of positive and negative patients for Helicobacter pylori, through lectins: Wheat Germ Agglutinin (WGA) and Concanavalin A (Con A). The lectins recognized differently the glycoconjugates in the superficial mucous layer at the gastric tissues. The results suggest a significant change in the carbohydrate moieties present on the surface of the gastric cells during infection.

Keywords : Lectin; gastric mucosae; Helicobacter pylori.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in English     · English ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License