Role of intracellular second messengers and reactive oxygen species in the pathophysiology of V. cholera O139 treated rabbit ileum.

Abstract

Vibrio cholerae O139 has pandemic potential and it produces copious amounts of fluid secretion. The levels of various second messengers (intracellular Ca2+, cAMP, IP3, PKC) were measured to determine the cause of fluid secretion produced by this strain of V. cholerae. There was a significant increase in the levels of these second messengers in V. cholerae… (More)

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