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Vacuolating cytotoxin of Helicobacter pylori


, : Vacuolating cytotoxin of Helicobacter pylori. Iranian Journal of Biotechnology 1(2): 73-81

Vacuolating cytotoxin (VacA) is one of the most important virulence factors of H. pylori (Hp), which is the only toxic protein that is secreted from Hp cell into the culture supernatant. The effects of VacA on eukaryotic systems is the subject of many previous and on going research studies. Intracellular targets for this toxin include: late endosomal and lysosomal compartments, mitochondria, cell-cell junctions and phospholipid bilayers.

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