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O Antigen Gene Clusters of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis

  • Peter R. Reeves
  • Elvia Pacinelli
  • Lei Wang
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 529)

Keywords

Gene Cluster Main Chain Yersinia Pestis Transferase Gene Antigen Gene Cluster 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter R. Reeves
    • 1
  • Elvia Pacinelli
    • 1
  • Lei Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Molecular and Microbial BiosciencesUniversity of SydneyAustralia

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