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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, organisms of origin, mode of action and ecological roles.