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News Release 09-149 - Video

H. pylori bacterium moves freely in a higher pH mucin solution.

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This video clip shows H. pylori bacteria moving around in a mucin solution at pH 6. The higher pH level means the mucin is less solid and allows greater movement for the bacteria.

Credit: Jonathan Celli, Boston University

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