Affiliation: Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology
Barros R, Peleteiro B, Almeida R, Figueiredo C, Barros H, David L, et al. Relevance of high virulence Helicobacter pylori strains and futility of CDX2 expression for predicting intestinal metaplasia after eradication of infection. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2010;45:828-34 pubmed publisher
..pylori strains, IM is a point of difficult return in the gastric carcinogenic pathway. The appearance of CDX-expressing cells in non-metaplastic foci was not associated with the development of IM during the six-year follow-up. ..
Barros R, Freund J, David L, Almeida R. Gastric intestinal metaplasia revisited: function and regulation of CDX2. Trends Mol Med. 2012;18:555-63 pubmed publisher
..Here, we review the pathophysiology of intestinal metaplasia in the context of the molecular network involved in its establishment and maintenance, with emphasis on CDX2 function and regulation...