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In Health

What is a toxin?

A toxin is a poison that is produced by bacterial pathogens and  damages cells. 
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What is the definition of toxin?

an antigenic poison or venom of plant or animal esp. one produced by aderived from microorganisms and couasing disease when introduced into the body tissues but is often also (MORE)
In Biology

What is BT toxin?

BT Toxin, Bacillus thuringensis, is a bacterium commonly used as a  biological pesticide. It produces toxic chemicals and can be  harmful to mammalian blood by damaging red (MORE)
In Health

What is an example of a toxin?

Toxins are poisonous substances produced in a living organism.  Hydrogenated oils, trans fats, sugar substitutes are all examples  of things that can cause toxins in the bod (MORE)
In Biology

Does sweat remove toxins from the body?

The liver and kidneys, not the sweat glands, are the organs responsible for the filtration of toxins from the blood. There is widespread belief that sweating, e.g. in a sauna, (MORE)

Does Pepsi have a toxin in it?

That is hard to answer. While most of the Internet scares you hear about the acids in sodas rotting your insides and sweeteners causing all kinds of problems at normal doses (MORE)

Are toxins good?

In most cases, no. The word toxins originate from the word toxic, which is defined as containing material that is capable of causing death and serious debilitation. But if you (MORE)
In Biology

What is ricin toxin?

Ricin is a proteinic cytotoxin derived from the common castor bean, Ricinis communis. Recovered from the meal of castor beans in the castor oil making process, ricin toxin is (MORE)

What is exfoliative toxin?

Exfoliative Toxins (ET's, ETA and ETB so far) are specific proteinic (30 kDa) serine proteases that hydrolyze desmosomal (connecting) proteins which bond the skin layers toget (MORE)
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What are toxins and where do they come from?

Toxins are any substance that can be in any way harmful to  the body. They are also known as poisons. They come from our  everyday life. Things such as air, water, and our f (MORE)