Apoptosis and proliferation in gastric epithelium due to Helicobacter pylori: An immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study

Karabay G., Nacar A., Can F., Demirbilek M., Bacanli D., Take G., ...More

ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA, vol.69, no.2, pp.191-196, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.191-196
  • Keywords: Helicobacter pylori, gastric epithelium, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, CELL-PROLIFERATION, MONGOLIAN GERBILS, MOUSE MODEL, INFECTION, ERADICATION, RESPONSES, STRAINS, MUCOSA, COLONIZATION, THERAPY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


The effect of H. pylori infection on gastric epithelial cell apoptosis and proliferation is contradictory. Using immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy, this study sought to demonstrate gastric epithelial changes (ie, apoptosis and proliferation) due to chronic H. pylori infection.