H. pylori

Lesley Robertson l.a.robertson at stm.tudelft.nl.removethis
Thu Dec 11 11:22:12 EST 1997


Roman Wieczorke wrote:

> Gary Thomson wrote:
> >
> > Is it Heliobacter or Helicobacter when referring to H. pylori?
> Hi !
> Your question is easy to answer: H. stands for Heliobacter !
> Bye, RW

Quoting from the first line of Madigan's review in the Prokaryotes
(chapter 90):"The family Heliobacteriaceae contain all the anoygenic
phototrophic bacteria that produce bacteriochlorophyll g." I think
you'll find that when H. is combined with the species name, it
represents Helicobacter.






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