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Research Article

Helicobacter pylori Usurps Cell Polarity to Turn the Cell Surface into a Replicative Niche

  • Shumin Tan,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Lucy S. Tompkins,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Manuel R. Amieva mail

    amieva@stanford.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Published: May 01, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000407

About the Authors

Shumin Tan, Lucy S. Tompkins, Manuel R. Amieva
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
Lucy S. Tompkins
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
Manuel R. Amieva
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: amieva@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ST MRA. Performed the experiments: ST MRA. Analyzed the data: ST LST MRA. Wrote the paper: ST LST MRA.