The complete genome sequence of Helicobacter pylori strain G27

David A. Baltrus, Manuel R. Amieva, Antonello Covacci, Todd M. Lowe, D. Scott Merrell, Karen M. Ottemann, Markus Stein, Nina R. Salama, Karen Guillemin

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Helicobacter pylori is a gram-negative pathogen that colonizes the stomachs of over half the world's population and causes a spectrum of gastric diseases including gastritis, ulcers, and gastric carcinoma. The H. pylori species exhibits unusually high levels of genetic variation between strains. Here we announce the complete genome sequence of H. pylori strain G27, which has been used extensively in H. pylori research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)447-448
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of bacteriology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology


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