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What is Toxinology?

The area of science that deals with natural toxins (biotoxins) such as mycotoxins and other fungal toxins, toxins from marine and freshwater algae (phycotoxins), bacterial toxins (bacteriotoxins), plant toxins (phytotoxins) and animal toxins and venoms (zootoxins), including their chemistry, mode of action and ecological roles.


This site is a venture of researchers hosted at the Norwegian Veterinary Institute dealing with the science of natural toxins. The views expressed on this site are those of the authors and shall not be attributed to the institution.