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Is a neurotoxin an endotoxin?

Neurotoxins damage nerve cells. I believe that an endotoxin can be a neurotoxin, but a neurotoxin is not necessarily an endotoxin. Kinda like lead is a neurotoxin but a neurotoxin is not necessarily lead. An excitoxin is neurotoxin since exitotoxins… Full Answer

Is an endotoxin an A-B toxin?

The term "endotoxin" is a bit wonky. Originally, it was intended solely to mean a toxin(s) not secreted by the bacterium cell until after cell death. Since then, however, the term has come to refer to the cell wall components… Full Answer