Agent Name

Cholera toxin

CAS Number

9012-63-9

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Cholera entero-exotoxin; Cholera enterotoxin; Cholera exotoxin; Cholera toxin (Vibrio cholerae & Vibrio mimicus); Choleragen; Vibrio cholerae exotoxin; exo-Enterotoxin; Exotoxin, vibrio cholerae; Toxins, cholera; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Bacterial Toxins

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Enterotoxin from Vibrio cholerae; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Causes other changes in olfaction, effects on food intake, and dyspnea in acute intravenous studies of monkeys; [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See the disease "Cholera."

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