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Sugar Helping Map New Ground Against Deadly Bug, University of Guelph Study  
4/19/2011 7:19:30 AM

University of Guelph -- A potential vaccine against bacteria that cause serious gastric disorders including stomach cancer may be a step closer following a pioneering study by a University of Guelph chemist. In the first published study of its kind, a team led by Prof. Mario Monteiro, Department of Chemistry, found a carbohydrate-based antigen caused mice to develop antibodies against a common bacterium linked to gastric cancer.
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