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Toxins and Poisons

attacking essential molecular machinery

Cells contain many vulnerable molecular machines that perform essential tasks. Toxins and poisons attack these molecules and block their actions, killing the cell in the process. Atomic structures have shown how these essential molecular machines work, as well as how toxins and poisons stop them from functioning.

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