October 2012
Indian Journal of Medical Research;Oct2012, Vol. 136 Issue 4, p685
Academic Journal
Correction notice
The retraction of the articles "New Antimicrobial Peptide Active Against Gram-Positive Pathogens" and "Identification & Characterization of the Two Novel Streptococcal Pyrogenic Exotoxins SPE-L & SPE-M" is announced.


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