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Cloning and Characterization of the Yersinia enterocolitica Serotype O:9 Lipopolysaccharide O-Antigen Gene Cluster

  • Peter S. Lübeck
  • Jeffrey Hoorfar
  • Peter Ahrens
  • Mikael Skurnik
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 529)

Keywords

Yersinia Enterocolitica Colony Hybridisation Brucella Melitensis PstI Fragment Serological Typing 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter S. Lübeck
    • 1
  • Jeffrey Hoorfar
    • 1
  • Peter Ahrens
    • 1
  • Mikael Skurnik
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of BacteriologyDanish Veterinary InstituteCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Haartman InstituteUniversity of HelsinkiFinland
  3. 3.Department of Medical Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyUniversity of TurkuFinland

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