Toxin Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Toxin.

  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles

Study Pack

The Toxin Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (5)

15,754 words, approx. 53 pages
Toxins in Everyday Life Many of the substances naturally found in the environment or released by modern, industrialized society are harmful to humans and other living creatures. Common toxins include ... Read more
769 words, approx. 3 pages
Toxins A toxin is a substance that is harmful to living organisms. Toxic effects can be the result of exposure to toxins. Since World War II, the use of chemicals, especially synthetic ones, has incre... Read more
1,283 words, approx. 5 pages
Poisons and Toxins Poisons and toxins are molecules that are harmful to living organisms. it is important to note that virtually any substance can be harmful at high enough concentrations--as Paracels... Read more
295 words, approx. 1 pages
Biotoxins The term biotoxin refers to naturally occurring, poisonous agents that can cause illness or injury to humans, animals, and marine life. They may come from bacteria, fungi, algae, or virii. S... Read more
180 words, approx. 1 pages
Toxins Toxins are chemicals or physical agents that exert a toxic effect on living organisms. Toxic means poisonous: that is, causing a reaction with cellular components that disrupts essential metabo... Read more