Briefly discuss the difference between endotoxins and exotoxins ?
Briefly discuss the difference between endotoxins and exotoxins
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"Exotoxins are usually heat labile proteins secreted by certain species of bacteria which diffuse into the surrounding medium.
Endotoxins are heat stable lipopolysaccharide-protein complexes which form structural components of cell wall of Gram Negative Bacteria and liberated only on cell lysis or death of bacteria."
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