Any of a group of poisonous lipopolysaccharides found in the outer membranes of Gram-negative bacteria. These toxins cause illnesses such as diarrhea and hemorragic shock.
Selected endotoxin links:
© 1997-2006 Healthboard.com.
Healthboard.com is a purely
informational website, and should not be used as a substitute
for professional legal, medical or technical advice.