TITLE

The isolation of heavy-metal resistant culturable bacteria and resistance determinants from a heavy-metal-contaminated site

AUTHOR(S)
Karelová, Edita; Harichová, Jana; Stojnev, Tatjana; Pangallo, Domenico; Ferianc, Peter
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Biologia;Feb2011, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
56526665

 

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