Hydrocortisone modulates cholera toxin endocytosis by regulating immature enterocyte plasma membrane phospholipids.


BACKGROUND & AIMS Diarrheal disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in infants and children worldwide. Evidence has indicated immature human enterocytes and their interaction with bacteria and enterotoxins may account for the noted increased susceptibility of neonates to diarrhea. Our aim was to characterize the developmental difference in… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2008.03.038


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