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Toxins 2009, 1(1), 1-2; doi:10.3390/toxins1010001

A Novel Platform for Research on Toxins

Physiologisches Institut I, Universität Tübingen, Gmelinstrasse 5, D-72076 Tübingen, Germany
Received: 29 June 2009 / Revised: 6 July 2009 / Accepted: 6 July 2009 / Published: 6 July 2009
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Toxins are ubiquitous in nature and as such they impact our daily life. Toxins may come from a wide variety of sources and influence a myriad of biological functions. Research on toxins may address their production, structure, chemical properties, biological activity, and economic impact. On the one hand, toxins may be used to decipher biological mechanisms, to favourably influence disease or to combat unwanted organisms. On the other hand, toxins may be a hazard jeopardizing health of humans, animals or plants. [...]
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