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cholera toxin mechanism of action

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does cholera toxin causes increase in no of chloride secretory channels in epithelium ?
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thanx , so the toxin has no role in production of new receptors ,but just attacks the original receptors , or does high level of cAMP can induce receptor synthesis ?
Affects the receptors that are there, they in turn will produce the products that lead to the diarrhea (as said above secretion of electrolytes into the lumen along with water)
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No, glands have nothing to do with this mechanism.
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