The effect of Clostridium difficile toxin on colonocyte prostanoid activity.

Abstract

Antibiotic-associated colitis is caused by Clostridium difficile toxin. However, the pathophysiology of this entity is poorly understood. The aim of this study was to determine the effects of C. difficile toxin on colonocyte cyclooxygenase and phospholipase A2 (PLA2) activity. A transformed colonocyte cell line (Caco-2) was grown to confluency on 6 well… (More)

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@article{Stratton1994TheEO, title={The effect of Clostridium difficile toxin on colonocyte prostanoid activity.}, author={Matthew Stratton and Bharat Singh Chandel and Yogesh Deshpande and Donald L. Kaminski and A Li and Anthony M. Vernava and Walter E. Longo}, journal={Prostaglandins}, year={1994}, volume={48 6}, pages={367-75} }