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Toxins 2015, 7(12), 5320-5321;

Preface Biological Toxins—Ancient Molecules Posing a Current Threat

Biological Toxins, Centre for Biological Threats and Special Pathogens, Robert Koch Institute, 13353 Berlin, Germany
Institut für Toxikologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, 30623 Hannover, Germany
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Academic Editor: Vernon L. Tesh
Received: 24 November 2015 / Accepted: 3 December 2015 / Published: 8 December 2015
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Based on their characteristics, biological toxins are at the interface of classical biological and chemical agents: for example, ricin and saxitoxin are prohibited substances under both the Chemical Weapons Convention and the Biological Weapons Convention.[...] View Full-Text

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Dorner, B.G.; Rummel, A. Preface Biological Toxins—Ancient Molecules Posing a Current Threat. Toxins 2015, 7, 5320-5321.

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