Accession VIRO:0000149
DefinitionCholera toxin from Vibrio cholerae is an AB toxin that causes severe disruption of intestinal cell function, leading to the watery secretory diarrhea characteristic of cholera. The B subunit is the receptor binding subunit.
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+ mechanism of toxicity [Virulence Mechanism]
+ part_of cholera toxin
+ toxin subunit

Peterson JW, et al. 1995. Infect. Immun. 63(4):1452-61 Comparison of the mechanisms of action of cholera toxin and the heat-stable enterotoxins of Escherichia coli. (PMID 7890409)

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