TITLE

The missing link: Bordetella petrii is endowed with both the metabolic versatility of environmental bacteria and virulence traits of pathogenic Bordetellae

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
BMC Genomics;2008 Supplement 2, Vol. 9, p449
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
43773290

 

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