TITLE

Gene expression profiling of Naïve sheep genetically resistant and susceptible to gastrointestinal nematodes

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
BMC Genomics;2006, Vol. 7, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
43685272

 

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