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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Helicobacter pylori

Caption: A protein produced by some strains of H. pylori interacts with a host tumor suppressor protein. This leads to degradation of the tumor suppressor protein, researchers found.

Credit: Copyright-free image by: Yutaka Tsutsumi, M.D. Professor Department of Pathology Fujita Health University School of Medicine.

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