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5.2: Toxins

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  • Substances produced by some bacteria

    10. Bacterial toxins:

                a. exotoxins: protein toxins produced by  gram-positive or gram-negative bacteria

                            ex botulinum toxin, tetanus toxin

                b. endotoxin: LPS released from gram-negative bacterial cell wall as cell dies