Metal speciation, phytochemicals and Helicobacter pylori infection

Donma O., Donma M. M., Sönmez S.

MEDICAL HYPOTHESES, vol.67, no.3, pp.545-549, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.mehy.2006.02.045
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.545-549
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Helicobacter pylori (HP) acquired in childhood is an important risk factor for gastric carcinoma. Once colonization is established, infection may be carried for life. The relationship between food intake and HP infection, the presence of metals and phytochemicals closely associated with oxidative stress within everyday diet are important topics to be considered.