Biotoxins are substances which are both toxic and have a biological origin. They come in many forms and can be produced by nearly every type of living organism: there are mycotoxins (made by fungi), zootoxins (made by animals) and phytotoxins (made by plants). Biotoxin is a poisonous substance produced by a living organism. Biotoxins are classified as biological hazards.
Related Journals: Toxins-Open Access Toxinology Journal, Harmful Algae, Oceanography, The Science of the total environment, Analytical Biochemistry, Marine Pollution Bulletin.