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Alterations of small intestine motility by bacteria and their enterotoxins

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. John R. Mathias,
  2. Mary H. Clench

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060131

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Mathias, J. R. and Clench, M. H. 2011. Alterations of small intestine motility by bacteria and their enterotoxins. Comprehensive Physiology. 1153–1177.

Author Information

  1. Veterans Administration Medical Center and Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Historical Background and Animal Model
  • 2
    Migrating Action-Potential Complex (Mapc)
    • 2.1
      Cholera toxin
    • 2.2
      Choleragen and Choleragenoid
    • 2.3
      Historical Background of MAPC
    • 2.4
      Association of MAPC With Prostaglandins
    • 2.5
      Relationship of Enteric Nervous System With MAPC
    • 2.6
      Mapc In Vitro
    • 2.7
      Other Substances that Stimulate MAPC
    • 2.8
      Control Mechanisms of MAPC
    • 2.9
      Questions for the Future
  • 3
    Repetitive Bursts of Action Potentials
    • 3.1
      Invasive Escherichia coli
    • 3.2
      Shigella dysenteriae 1 and Purified Enterotoxin From Strain 60R
    • 3.3
      Clostridium perfringens A Enterotoxin
    • 3.4
      Clostridium difficile
    • 3.5
      Heat-Stable Toxins From Escherichia coli
    • 3.6
      Campylobacter jejuni
    • 3.7
      Summary
  • 4
    Bacterial Overgrowth of Small Intestine
    • 4.1
      Mechanisms of Diarrhea
    • 4.2
      Questions for the Future
  • 5
    Summary