Endotoxins and the rule of bentonite in animal nutrition

What is Endotoxin? Endotoxin, also referred to as lipopolysaccharide (LPS), can stimulate localised or systemic inflammation via the activation of pattern recognition receptors. Lipopolysaccharide is a glycolipid present in the outer membrane of gram-negative bacterial cell wall. The gastrointestinal tract is large reservoir of both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria of …